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September 2, 2021

The Snake-Oil Salesmen and the COVID-Zero Con: A Classic Bait-And-Switch for a Lifetime of Booster Shots (Immunity as a Service)

(French translation by Yves-Marie Stranger available here 🇫🇷)

If a plumber with a lifetime of experience were to tell you that water runs uphill, you would know he is lying and that the lie is not accidental. It is a lie with a purpose. If you can also demonstrate that the plumber knows in advance that the product he is promoting with that lie is snake oil, you have evidence for a deliberate con. And once you understand what's really inside that bottle of snake oil, you will begin to understand the purpose of the con.

One of the most common reasons given for mass COVID vaccinations is the idea that if we reach herd immunity through vaccination, we can starve the virus out of existence and get our lives back. It's the COVID-Zero strategy or some variant of it.

By now it is abundantly clear from the epidemiological data that the vaccinated are able to both catch and spread the disease. Clearly vaccination isn't going to make this virus disappear. Only a mind that has lost its grasp on reality can fail to see how ridiculous all this has become. 

But a tour through pre-COVID science demonstrates that, from day one, long before you and I had even heard of this virus, it was 100% inevitable and 100% predictable that these vaccines would never be capable of eradicating this coronavirus and would never lead to any kind of lasting herd immunity. Even worse, lockdowns and mass vaccination have created a dangerous set of circumstances that interferes with our immune system's ability to protect us against other respiratory viruses. They also risk driving the evolution of this virus towards mutations that are more dangerous to both the vaccinated and the unvaccinated alike. Lockdowns, mass vaccinations, and mass booster shots were never capable of delivering on any of the promises that were made to the public. 

And yet, vaccination has been successfully used to control measles and even to eradicate smallpox. So, why not COVID? Immunity is immunity, and a virus is a virus is a virus, right? Wrong! Reality is far more complicated... and more interesting.

This Deep Dive exposes why, from day one, the promise of COVID-Zero can only ever have been a deliberately dishonest shell game designed to prey on a lack of public understanding of how our immune systems work and on how most respiratory viruses differ from other viruses that we routinely vaccinate against. We have been sold a fantasy designed to rope us into a pharmaceutical dependency as a deceitful trade-off for access to our lives. Variant by variant. For as long as the public is willing to go along for the ride. 

Exposing this story does not require incriminating emails or whistleblower testimony. The story tells itself by diving into the long-established science that every single virologist, immunologist, evolutionary biologist, vaccine developer, and public health official had access to long before COVID began. As is so often the case, the devil is hidden in the details. As this story unfolds it will become clear that the one-two punch of lockdowns and the promise of vaccines as an exit strategy began as a cynical marketing ploy to coerce us into a never-ending regimen of annual booster shots intentionally designed to replace the natural "antivirus security updates" against respiratory viruses that come from hugs and handshakes and from children laughing together at school. We are being played for fools. 

This is not to say that there aren't plenty of other opportunists taking advantage of this crisis to pursue other agendas and to tip society into a full-blown police state. One thing quickly morphs into another. But this essay demonstrates that never-ending boosters were the initial motive for this global social-engineering shell game ― the subscription-based business model, adapted for the pharmaceutical industry. "Immunity as a service". 

So, let's dive into the fascinating world of immune systems, viruses, and vaccines, layer by layer, to dispel the myths and false expectations that have been created by deceitful public health officials, pharmaceutical lobbyists, and media manipulators. What emerges as the lies are peeled apart is both surprising and more than a little alarming.

“Once you eliminate the impossible, whatever remains, no matter how improbable, must be the truth.” - Sherlock Homes” ― Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

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Viral Reservoirs: The Fantasy of Eradication

Eradication of a killer virus sounds like a noble goal. In some cases it is, such as in the case of the smallpox virus. By 1980 we stopped vaccinating against smallpox because, thanks to widespread immunization, we starved the virus of available hosts for so long that it died out. No-one will need to risk their life on the side effects of a smallpox vaccination ever again because the virus is gone. It is a public health success story. Polio will hopefully be next ― we're getting close. 

But smallpox is one of only two viruses (along with rinderpest) that have been eradicated thanks to vaccination. Very few diseases meet the necessary criteria. Eradication is hard and only appropriate for very specific families of viruses.

Smallpox made sense for eradication because it was a uniquely human virus ― there was no animal reservoir. By contrast, most respiratory viruses including SARS-CoV-2 (a.k.a. COVID) come from animal reservoirs: swine, birds, bats, etc. As long as there are bats in caves, birds in ponds, pigs in mud baths, and deer living in forests, respiratory viruses are only controllable through individual immunity, but it is not possible to eradicate them. There will always be a near-identical cousin brewing in the wings.

Even the current strain of COVID is already cheerfully jumping onwards across species boundaries. According to both National Geographic and Nature magazine, 40% of wild deer tested positive for COVID antibodies in a study conducted in Michigan, Illinois, New York, and Pennsylvania. It has also been documented in wild mink and has already made the species jump to other captive animals including dogs, cats, otters, leopards, tigers, and gorillas. A lot of viruses are not fussy. They happily adapt to new opportunities. Specialists, like smallpox, eventually go extinct. Generalists, like most respiratory viruses, never run out of hosts to keep the infection cycle going, forever.

As long as we share this planet with other animals, it is extremely deceitful to give anyone the impression that we can pursue any scorched earth policy that can put this genie back in the bottle. With an outbreak on this global scale, it was clear that we were always going to have to live with this virus. There are over 200 other endemic respiratory viruses that cause colds and flus, many of which circulate freely between humans and other animals. Now there are 201. They will be with us forever, whether we like it or not.

SARS: The Exception to the Rule?

This all sounds well and good, but the original SARS virus did disappear, with public health measures like contact tracing and strict quarantine measures taking the credit. However, SARS was the exception to the rule. When it made the species jump to humans, it was so poorly adapted to its new human hosts that it had terrible difficulty spreading. This very poor level of adaptation gave SARS a rather unique combination of properties:

  1. SARS was extremely difficult to catch (it was never very contagious)
  2. SARS made people extremely sick.
  3. SARS did not have pre-symptomatic spread.

These three conditions made the SARS outbreak easy to control through contact tracing and through the quarantine of symptomatic individuals. SARS therefore never reached the point where it circulated widely among asymptomatic community members. 

By contrast, by January/February of 2020 it was clear from experiences in China, Italy, and the outbreak on the Diamond Princess cruise ship (more on that story later) that the unique combination of conditions that made SARS controllable were not going to be the case with COVID. COVID was quite contagious (its rapid spread showed that COVID was already well adapted to spreading easily among its new human hosts), most people would have mild or no symptoms from COVID (making containment impossible), and that it was spreading by aerosols produced by both symptomatic and pre-symptomatic people (making contact tracing a joke).

In other words, it was clear by January/February 2020 that this pandemic would follow the normal rules of a readily transmissible respiratory epidemic, which cannot be reined in the way SARS was. Thus, by January/February of 2020, giving the public the impression that the SARS experience could be replicated for COVID was a deliberate lie - this genie was never going back inside the bottle.

Fast Mutations: The Fantasy of Control through Herd Immunity

Once a reasonably contagious respiratory virus begins circulating widely in a community, herd immunity can never be maintained for very long. RNA respiratory viruses (such as influenza viruses, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), rhinoviruses, and coronaviruses) all mutate extremely fast compared to viruses like smallpox, measles, or polio. Understanding the difference between something like measles and a virus like COVID is key to understanding the con that is being perpetrated by our health institutions. Bear with me here, I promise not to get too technical.

All viruses survive by creating copies of themselves. And there are always a lot of "imperfect copies" — mutations — produced by the copying process itself. Among RNA respiratory viruses these mutations stack up so quickly that there is rapid genetic drift, which continually produces new strains. Variants are normal. Variants are expected. Variants make it virtually impossible to build the impenetrable wall of long-lasting herd immunity required to starve these respiratory viruses out of existence. That's one of several reasons why flu vaccines don't provide long-lasting immunity and have to be repeated annually ― our immune system constantly needs to be updated to keep pace with the inevitable evolution of countless unnamed "variants." 

This never-ending conveyor belt of mutations means that everyone's immunity to COVID was always only going to be temporary and only offer partial cross-reactive protection against future re-infections. Thus, from day one, COVID vaccination was always doomed to the same fate as the flu vaccine ― a lifelong regimen of annual booster shots to try to keep pace with "variants" for those unwilling to expose themselves to the risk of a natural infection. And the hope that by the time the vaccines (and their booster shots) roll off the production line, they won't already be out of date when confronted by the current generation of virus mutations. 

Genetic drift caused by mutations is much slower in viruses like measles, polio, or smallpox, which is why herd immunity can be used to control these other viruses (or even eradicate them as in the case of smallpox or polio). The reason the common respiratory viruses have such rapid genetic drift compared to these other viruses has much less to do with how many errors are produced during the copying process and much more to do with how many of those "imperfect" copies are actually able to survive and produce more copies

A simple virus with an uncomplicated attack strategy for taking over host cells can tolerate a lot more mutations than a complex virus with a complicated attack strategy. Complexity and specialization put limits on how many of those imperfect copies have a chance at becoming successful mutations. Simple machinery doesn't break down as easily if there is an imperfection in the mechanical parts. Complicated high-tech machinery will simply not work if there are even minor flaws in precision parts.

For example, before a virus can hijack the DNA of a host cell to begin making copies of itself, the virus needs to unlock the cell wall to gain entry. Cellular walls are made of proteins and are coated by sugars; viruses need to find a way to create a doorway through that protein wall. A virus like influenza uses a very simple strategy to get inside ― it locks onto one of the sugars on the outside of the cell wall in order to piggyback a ride as the sugar is absorbed into the cell (cells use sugar as their energy source). It's such a simple strategy that it allows the influenza virus to go through lots of mutations without losing its ability to gain entry to the cell. Influenza's simplicity makes it very adaptable and allows many different types of mutations to thrive as long as they all use the same piggyback entry strategy to get inside host cells.

By contrast, something like the measles virus uses a highly specialized and very complicated strategy to gain entry to a host cell. It relies on very specialized surface proteins to break open a doorway into the host cell. It's a very rigid and complex system that doesn't leave a lot of room for errors in the copying process. Even minor mutations to the measles virus will cause changes to its surface proteins, leaving it unable to gain access to a host cell to make more copies of itself. Thus, even if there are lots of mutations, those mutations are almost all evolutionary dead ends, thus preventing genetic drift. That's one of several reasons why both a natural infection and vaccination against measles creates lifetime immunity ― immunity lasts because new variations don't change much over time. 

Most RNA respiratory viruses have a high rate of genetic drift because they all rely on relatively simple attack strategies to gain entry to host cells. This allows mutations to stack up quickly without becoming evolutionary dead ends because they avoid the evolutionary trap of complexity. 

Coronaviruses use a different strategy than influenza to gain access to host cells. They have proteins on the virus surface (the infamous S-spike protein, the same one that is mimicked by the vaccine injection), which latches onto a receptor on the cell surface (the ACE2 receptor) ― a kind of key to unlock the door. This attack strategy is a little bit more complicated than the system used by influenza, which is probably why genetic drift in coronaviruses is slightly slower than in influenza, but it is still a much much simpler and much less specialized system than the one used by measles. Coronaviruses, like other respiratory viruses, are therefore constantly producing a never-ending conveyor belt of "variants" that make long-lasting herd immunity impossible. Variants are normal. The alarm raised by our public health authorities about "variants" and the feigned compassion of pharmaceutical companies as they rush to develop fresh boosters capable of fighting variants is a charade, much like expressing surprise about the sun rising in the East.

Once you got immunity to smallpox, measles, or polio, you had full protection for a few decades and were protected against severe illness or death for the rest of your life. But for fast-mutating respiratory viruses, including coronaviruses, within a few months they are sufficiently different that your previously acquired immunity will only ever offer partial protection against your next exposure. The fast rate of mutation ensures that you never catch the exact same cold or flu twice, just their closely related constantly evolving cousins. What keeps you from feeling the full brunt of each new infection is cross-reactive immunity, which is another part of the story of how you are being conned, which I will come back to shortly. 

Blind Faith in Central Planning: The Fantasy of Timely Doses

But let's pretend for a moment that a miraculous vaccine could be developed that could give us all 100% sterilizing immunity today. The length of time it takes to manufacture and ship 8 billion doses (and then make vaccination appointments for 8 billion people) ensures that by the time the last person gets their last dose, the never-ending conveyor belt of mutations will have already rendered the vaccine partially ineffective. True sterilizing immunity simply won't ever happen with coronaviruses. The logistics of rolling out vaccines to 8 billion people meant that none of our vaccine makers or public health authorities ever could have genuinely believed that vaccines would create lasting herd immunity against COVID.

So, for a multitude of reasons, it was a deliberate lie to give the public the impression that if enough people take the vaccine, it would create lasting herd immunity. It was 100% certain, from day one, that by the time the last dose is administered, the rapid evolution of the virus would ensure that it would already be time to start thinking about booster shots. Exactly like the flu shot. Exactly the opposite of a measles vaccine. Vaccines against respiratory viruses can never provide anything more than a temporary cross-reactive immunity "update" ― they are merely a synthetic replacement for your annual natural exposure to the smorgasbord of cold and flu viruses. Immunity as a service, imposed on society by trickery. The only question was always, how long between booster shots? Weeks, months, years? 

Feeling conned yet?

Spiked: The Fantasy of Preventing Infection

The current crop of COVID vaccines was never designed to provide sterilizing immunity - that's not how they work. They are merely a tool designed to teach the immune system to attack the S-spike protein, thereby priming the immune system to reduce the severity of infection in preparation for your inevitable future encounter with the real virus. They were never capable of preventing infection, nor of preventing spread. They were merely designed to reduce your chance of being hospitalized or dying if you are infected. As former FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb, who is on Pfizer’s board, said: "the original premise behind these vaccines were [sic] that they would substantially reduce the risk of death and severe disease and hospitalization. And that was the data that came out of the initial clinical trials.” Every first-year medical student knows that you cannot get herd immunity from a vaccine that does not stop infection. 

In other words, by their design, these vaccines can neither stop you from catching an infection nor stop you from transmitting the infection to someone else. They were never capable of creating herd immunity. They were designed to protect individuals against severe outcomes if they choose to take them - a tool to provide temporary focused protection for the vulnerable, just like the flu vaccine. Pushing for mass vaccination was a con from day one. And the idea of using vaccine passports to separate the vaccinated from the unvaccinated was also a con from day one. The only impact these vaccine passports have on the pandemic is as a coercive tool to get you to roll up your sleeve. Nothing more.

Antibodies, B-Cells, and T-Cells: Why Immunity to Respiratory Viruses Fades So Quickly

There are multiple interconnected parts to why immunity to COVID, or any other respiratory virus, is always only temporary. Not only is the virus constantly mutating but immunity itself fades over time, not unlike the way our brains start forgetting how to do complicated math problems unless they keep practicing. This is true for both immunity acquired through natural infection and immunity acquired through vaccination.

Our immune systems have a kind of immunological memory ― basically, how long does your immune system remember how to launch an attack against a specific kind of threat. That memory fades over time. For some vaccines, like diphtheria and tetanus, that immunological memory fades very slowly. The measles vaccine protects for life. But for others, like the flu vaccine, that immunological memory fades very quickly.

On average, the flu vaccine is only about 40% effective to begin with. And it begins to fade almost immediately after vaccination. By about 150 days (5 months), it reaches zero.

Fading immunity after flu shot (Science, April 18th, 2019)

The solution to this strange phenomenon lies in the different types of immune system responses that are triggered by a vaccine (or by exposure to the real thing through a natural infection). This has big implications for coronavirus vaccines, but I'll get to that in a moment. First a little background information...

A good analogy is to think of our immune system like a medieval army. The first layer of protection began with generalists - guys armed with clubs that would take a swing at everything - they were good for keeping robbers and brigands at bay and for conducting small skirmishes. But if the attack was bigger, then these generalists were quickly overwhelmed, serving as arrow fodder to blunt the attack on the more specialized troops coming up behind them. Spearmen, swordsmen, archers, cavalry, catapult operators, siege tower engineers, and so on. Each additional layer of defense has a more expensive kit and takes ever greater amounts of time to train (an English longbowman took years to build up the necessary skill and strength to become effective). The more specialized a troop is, the more you want to hold them back from the fight unless it's absolutely necessary because they are expensive to train, expensive to deploy, and make a bigger mess when they fight that needs to be cleaned up afterwards. Always keep your powder dry. Send in the arrow fodder first and slowly ramp up your efforts from there.

Our immune system relies on a similar kind of layered system of defense. In addition to various non-specific rapid response layers that take out the brigands, like natural killer cells, macrophages, mast cells, and so on, we also have many adaptive (specialized) layers of antibodies (i.e. IgA, IgG, IgM immunoglobulin) and various types of highly specialized white blood cells, like B-cells and T-cells. Some antibodies are released by regular B-cells. Others are released by blood plasma. Then there are memory B-cells, which are capable of remembering previous threats and creating new antibodies long after the original antibodies fade away. And there are various types of T-cells (again with various degrees of immunological memory), like natural killer T-cells, killer T-cells, and helper T-cells, all of which play various roles in detecting and neutralizing invaders. In short, the greater the threat, the more troops are called into the fight.

This is clearly a gross oversimplification of all the different interconnected parts of our immune system, but the point is that a mild infection doesn't trigger as many layers whereas a severe infection enlists the help of deeper layers, which are slower to respond but are much more specialized in their attack capabilities. And if those deeper adaptive layers get involved, they are capable of retaining a memory of the threat in order to be able to mount a quicker attack if a repeat attack is recognized in the future. That's why someone who was infected by the dangerous Spanish Flu in 1918 might still have measurable T-cell immunity a century later but the mild bout of winter flu you had a couple of years ago might not have triggered T-cell immunity, even though both may have been caused by versions of the same H1N1 influenza virus.

As a rule of thumb, the broader the immune response, the longer immunological memory will last. Antibodies fade in a matter of months, whereas B-cell and T-cell immunity can last a lifetime.

Another rule of thumb is that a higher viral load puts more strain on your immune defenses, thus overwhelming the rapid response layers and forcing the immune system to enlist the deeper adaptive layers. That's why nursing homes and hospitals are more dangerous places for vulnerable people than backyard barbeques. That's why feedlot cattle are more vulnerable to viral diseases than cattle on pasture. Viral load matters a lot to how easily the generalist layers are overwhelmed and how much effort your immune system has to make to neutralize a threat.

Where the infection happens in the body also matters. For example, an infection in the upper respiratory tract triggers much less involvement from your adaptive immune system than when it reaches your lungs. Part of this is because your upper respiratory tract is already heavily preloaded with large numbers of generalist immunological cells that are designed to attack germs as they enter, which is why most colds and flus never make it deeper into the lungs. The guys with the clubs are capable of handling most of the threats that try to make through the gate. Most of the specialized troops hold back unless they are needed.

Catching a dangerous disease like measles produces lifetime immunity because an infection triggers all the deep layers that will retain a memory of how to fight off future encounters with the virus. So does the measles vaccine. Catching a cold or mild flu generally does not. 

From an evolutionary point of view, this actually makes a lot of sense. Why waste valuable resources developing long-lasting immunity (i.e. training archers and building catapults) to defend against a virus that did not put you in mortal danger. A far better evolutionary strategy is to evolve a narrower generalist immune response to mild infections (i.e. most cold and flu viruses), which fades quickly once the threat is conquered, but invest in deep long-term broad-based immunity to dangerous infections, which lasts a very long time in case that threat is ever spotted on the horizon again. Considering the huge number of threats our immune systems face, this strategy avoids the trap of spreading immunological memory too thin. Our immunological memory resources are not limitless - long-term survival requires prioritizing our immunological resources.

The take-home lesson is that vaccines will, at best, only last as long as immunity acquired through natural infection and will often fade much faster because the vaccine is often only able to trigger a partial immune response compared to the actual infection. So, if the disease itself doesn't produce a broad-based immune response leading to long-lasting immunity, neither will the vaccine. And in most cases, immunity acquired through vaccination will begin to fade much sooner than immunity acquired through a natural infection. Every vaccine maker and public health official knows this despite bizarrely claiming that the COVID vaccines (based on re-creating the S-protein spike instead of using a whole virus) would somehow become the exception to the rule. That was a lie, and they knew it from day one. That should set your alarm bells ringing at full throttle.

So, with this little bit of background knowledge under our belts, let's look at what our public health officials and vaccine makers would have known in advance about coronaviruses and coronavirus vaccines when they told us back in the early Spring of 2020 that COVID vaccines were the path back to normality.

From a 2003 study [my emphasis]: "Until SARS appeared, human coronaviruses were known as the cause of 15–30% of colds... Colds are generally mild, self-limited infections, and significant increases in neutralizing antibody titer are found in nasal secretions and serum after infection. Nevertheless, some unlucky individuals can be reinfected with the same coronavirus soon after recovery and get symptoms again."

In other words, the coronaviruses involved in colds (there were four human coronaviruses before SARS, MERS, and COVID) all trigger such a weak immune response that they do not lead to any long-lasting immunity whatsoever. And why would they if, for most of us, the threat is so minimal that the generalists are perfectly capable of neutralizing the attack.

We also know that immunity against coronaviruses is not durable in other animals either. As any farmer knows well, cycles of reinfection with coronaviruses are the rule rather than the exception among their livestock (for example, coronaviruses are a common cause of pneumonia and various types of diarrheal diseases like scours, shipping fever, and winter dysentery in cattle). Annual farm vaccination schedules are therefore designed accordingly. The lack of long-term immunity to coronaviruses is well documented in veterinary research among cattle, poultry, deer, water buffalo, etc. Furthermore, although animal coronavirus vaccines have been on the market for many years, it is well known that "none are completely efficacious in animals". So, like the fading flu vaccine profile I showed you earlier, none of the animal coronavirus vaccines are capable of providing sterilizing immunity (none were capable of stopping 100% of infections, without which you can never achieve herd immunity) and the partial immunity they offered is well known to fade rather quickly.

What about immunity to COVID's close cousin, the deadly SARS coronavirus, which had an 11% case fatality rate during the 2003 outbreak? From a 2007 study: "SARS-specific antibodies were maintained for an average of 2 years... SARS patients might be susceptible to reinfection >3 years after initial exposure."  (Bear in mind that, as with all diseases, re-infection does not mean you are necessarily going to get full-blown SARS; fading immunity after a natural infection tends to offer at least some level of partial protection against severe outcomes for a considerable amount of time after you can already be reinfected and spread it to others - more on that later.)

And what about MERS, the deadliest coronavirus to date, which made the jump from camels in 2012 and had a fatality rate of around 35%? It triggered the broadest immune response (due to its severity) and also appears to trigger the longest lasting immunity as a result (> 6yrs)

Thus, to pretend that there was any chance that herd immunity to COVID would be anything but short-lived was dishonest at best. For most people, immunity was always going to fade quickly. Just like what happens after most other respiratory virus infections. By February 2020, the epidemiological data showed clearly that for most people COVID was a mild coronavirus (nowhere near as severe than SARS or MERS), so it was virtually a certainty that even the immunity from a natural infection would fade within months, not years. It was also a certainty that vaccination was therefore, at best, only ever going to provide partial protection and that this protection would be temporary, lasting on the order of months. This is a case of false and misleading advertising if there ever was one.

If I can allow my farming roots to shine through for a moment, I'd like to explain the implications of what was known about animal coronaviruses vaccines. Baby calves are often vaccinated against bovine coronaviral diarrhea shortly after birth if they are born in the spring mud and slush season, but not if they are born in midsummer on lush pastures where the risk of infection is lower. Likewise, bovine coronavirus vaccines are used to protect cattle before they face stressful conditions during shipping, in a feedlot, or in winter feed pens. Animal coronavirus vaccines are thus used as tools to provide a temporary boost in immunity, in very specific conditions, and only for very specific vulnerable categories of animals. After everything I've laid out so far in this text, the targeted use of bovine coronavirus vaccines should surprise no-one. Pretending that our human coronavirus vaccines would be different was nonsense. 

The only rational reason why the WHO and public health officials would withhold all that contextual information from the public as they rolled out lockdowns and held forth vaccines as an exit strategy was to whip the public into irrational fear in order to be able to make a dishonest case for mass vaccination when they should have, at most, been focused on providing focused vaccination of the most vulnerable only. That deception was the Trojan Horse to introduce endless mass booster shots as immunity inevitably fades and as new variants replace old ones. 

Now, as all the inevitable limitations and problems with these vaccines become apparent (i.e. fading of vaccine-induced immunity, vaccines proving to only be partially effective, the rise of new variants, and the vaccinated population demonstrably catching and spreading the virus ― a.k.a. the leaky vaccine phenomenon), the surprise that our health authorities are showing simply isn't credible. As I have shown you, all this was 100% to be expected. They intentionally weaponized fear and false expectations to unleash a fraudulent bait-and-switch racket of global proportions. Immunity on demand, forever.

Manufacturing Dangerous Variants: Virus Mutations Under Lockdown Conditions — Lessons from the 1918 Spanish Flu

At this point you may be wondering, if there is no lasting immunity from infection or vaccination, then are public health officials right to roll out booster shots to protect us from severe outcomes even if their dishonest methods to get us to accept them were unethical? Do we need a lifetime regimen of booster shots to keep us safe from a beast to which we cannot develop durable long-term immunity?

The short answer is no. 

Contrary to what you might think, the rapid evolution of RNA respiratory viruses actually has several important benefits for us as their involuntary hosts, which protects us without the benefit of broad lifelong immunity. One of those benefits has to do with the natural evolution of the virus towards less dangerous variants. The other is the cross-reactive immunity that comes from frequent re-exposure to closely related "cousins". I'm going to peel apart both of these topics in order to show you the remarkable system that nature designed to keep us safe... and to show you how the policies being forced on us by our public health authorities are knowingly interfering with this system. They are creating a dangerous situation that increases our risk to other respiratory viruses (not just to COVID) and may even push the COVID virus to evolve to become more dangerous to both the unvaccinated and the vaccinated. There are growing signs that this nightmare scenario has already begun. 

“In this present crisis, government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem." — President Ronald Reagan in 1981.

Let's start with the evolutionary pressures that normally drive viruses towards becoming less dangerous over time. A virus depends on its host to spread it. A lively host is more useful than a bedridden or dead one because a lively host can spread the virus further and will still be around to catch future mutations. Viruses risk becoming evolutionary dead ends if they kill or immobilize their hosts. Plagues came, killed, and then were starved out of existence because their surviving hosts had all acquired herd immunity. Colds come and go every year because their hosts are lively, easily spread the viruses around, and never acquire long-lasting immunity so that last year's hosts can also serve as next year's hosts ― only those who have weak immune systems have much to worry about. In other words, under normal conditions, mutations that are more contagious but less deadly have a survival advantage over less contagious and more deadly variations.

From the virus' point of view, the evolutionary golden mean is reached when it can easily infect as many hosts as possible without reducing their mobility and without triggering long-term immunity in most of their hosts. That's the ticket to setting up a sustainable cycle of reinfection, forever. Viruses with slow genetic drift and highly specialized reproductive strategies, like polio or measles, can take centuries or longer to become less deadly and more contagious; some may never reach the relatively harmless status of a cold or mild flu virus (by harmless I mean harmless to the majority of the population despite being extremely dangerous to those with weak or compromised immune systems). But for viruses with fast genetic drift, like respiratory viruses, even a few months can make a dramatic difference. Rapid genetic drift is one of the reasons why the Spanish Flu stopped being a monster disease, but polio and measles haven't. And anyone with training in virology or immunology understands this! 

We often speak of evolutionary pressure as though it forces an organism to adapt. In reality, a simple organism like a virus is utterly blind to its environment — all it does is blindly produce genetic copies of itself. "Evolutionary pressure" is actually just a fancy way of saying that environmental conditions will determine which of those millions of copies survives long enough to produce even more copies of itself. 

A human adapts to its environment by altering its behaviour (that's one type of adaptation). But the behaviour of a single viral particle never changes. A virus "adapts" over time because some genetic copies with one set of mutations survive and spread faster than other copies with a different set of mutations. Adaptation in viruses has to be seen exclusively through the lens of changes from one generation of virus to the next based on which mutations have a competitive edge over others. And that competitive edge will vary depending on the kinds of environmental conditions a virus encounters.

So, fear mongering about the Delta variant being even more contagious leaves out the fact that this is exactly what you would expect as a respiratory virus adapts to its new host species. We would expect new variants to be more contagious but less deadly as the virus fades to become just like the other 200+ respiratory viruses that cause common colds and flus. 

That's also why the decision to lock down the healthy population is so sinister. Lockdowns, border closures, and social distancing rules reduced spread among the healthy population, thus creating a situation where mutations produced among the healthy would become sufficiently rare that they might be outnumbered by mutations circulating among the bedridden. Mutations circulating among the healthy are, by definition, going to be the least dangerous mutations since they did not make their hosts sick enough to confine them to bedrest. That's precisely the variants you want to spread in order to drown out competition from more dangerous mutations. 

A host stuck in bed with a fever and not out dining with friends is limited in his ability to infect others compared to a host infected with a variety that only gives its host a sniffle. Not all bedridden hosts have caught a more dangerous mutation, but all dangerous mutations will be found among the bedridden. Thus as time goes by, dangerous mutations can only compete with less dangerous mutations if the entire population is limited in its ability to mix and mingle.

As long as the majority of infections are among the healthy, the more dangerous variants circulating among some of the bedridden will be outnumbered and will become evolutionary dead ends. But when public health officials intentionally restricted spread among the young, strong, and healthy members of society by imposing lockdowns, they created a set of evolutionary conditions that risked shifting the competitive evolutionary advantage from the least dangerous variants to more dangerous variants. By locking us all up, they risked making the virus more dangerous over time. Evolution doesn't sit around to wait for you while you develop a vaccine.

Let me give you a historical example to demonstrate that this rapid evolution of a virus towards either more or less dangerous variants isn't mere theory. Small changes to the environment can lead to very rapid changes in the virus' evolution. The first wave of the 1918 Spanish Flu was not particularly deadly, with mortality rates similar to regular seasonal flu. However, the second wave was not only much deadlier but, rather unusually, was particularly deadly to young people rather than just the old and the weak. Why would the second wave be the deadly one? And what would cause the virus to evolve so quickly to become both more deadly and better adapted to preying on young people? At first glance it would seem to defy all evolutionary logic.

The answer demonstrates just how sensitive a virus is to small changes in evolutionary pressure. The Spanish Flu spread in the midst of the lockdown-mimicking conditions of World War One. During the first wave, the virus found a huge population of soldiers trapped in the cold damp conditions of the trenches and a near endless supply of captive bedridden hosts in overflowing field hospitals. By the Spring of 1918, up to three-quarters of the entire French military and half of British troops had been infected. These conditions created two unique evolutionary pressures. On the one hand, it allowed variants that were well adapted to young people to emerge. But on the other hand, unlike normal times, the cramped conditions of trench warfare and field hospitals allowed dangerous variants that immobilize their hosts to spread freely with little competition from less dangerous variants that spread through lively hosts. The trenches and field hospitals became the virus incubators driving the evolution of variants. 

Normally young people are predominantly exposed to less dangerous mutations because the healthiest do all the mingling while the bedridden stay home. But the lockdown conditions of war created conditions that erased the competitive advantage of less dangerous mutations that don't immobilize their hosts, leading to the rise of more dangerous mutations. 

Thanks to the end of the war, the lockdown-mimicking conditions also ended, thereby shifting the competitive advantage back to less dangerous mutations that could spread freely among the mobile healthy members of the population. The deadliness of the second wave of the 1918 Spanish Flu is inextricably linked to the First World War, and the end of the war is linked to the virus fading into the background of regular cold and flu season.

Soldiers from Fort Riley, Kansas, ill with Spanish flu at a hospital ward at Camp Funston

It is therefore highly likely that the 1918 Spanish Flu would never have been more than a really bad flu season had it not been for the amplifying effect of lockdown conditions created by a world at war.

It also raises the question, for which I don't have an answer, whether the lockdown strategy during COVID was intentionally used to reduce spread among the healthy in order to keep the virus from fading into harmless irrelevancy. I use the word "intentionally" ― and it's a strong word ― because the deadly second wave of the 1918 Spanish Flu and its causes are hardly secrets in the medical community. You'd have to be a completely reckless and utterly incompetent idiot, or a cynical bastard with an agenda, to impose any strategy that mimics those virus-amplifying conditions. Yet that's what our health authorities did. And what they continue to do, while shamelessly hyperventilating about the risk of "variants" to force us to submit to medical tyranny based on mandatory vaccines, never-ending booster shots, and vaccine passports that can turn off access to our normal lives. This is cynicism at its finest.

Leaky Vaccines, Antibody-Dependent Enhancement, and the Marek Effect

The experience of the 2nd wave of the 1918 Spanish Flu also raises another question: What kind of evolutionary pressures are being created by using a leaky vaccine?

A vaccine that provides sterilizing immunity prevents the vaccinated from being able to catch or transmit the virus. They become a dead end for the virus. However, as I've already mentioned, the current crop of COVID vaccines, which are meant to train the immune system to recognize the S-spike proteins, were not designed to create sterilizing immunity. By their design, they merely help reduce the risk of severe outcomes by priming the immune system. The vaccinated can still catch and spread the virus ― the definition of a leaky vaccine ― and epidemiological data makes it very clear that this is now happening all around the world. Thus, both the vaccinated and the unvaccinated are equally capable of producing new variants. The idea that the unvaccinated are producing variants while the vaccinated are not is a boldfaced lie.

Source: "Israel hopes boosters can avert new lockdown as COVID vaccine efficacy fades." August 23rd, 2021, Financial Times, 

From an evolutionary perspective, this is a potentially dangerous scenario. What has been done by temporarily blunting the risk of hospitalization or death, but without stopping infection among the vaccinated, is to create a set of evolutionary conditions where a variant that is dangerous to the unvaccinated can spread easily among the vaccinated without making the vaccinated very sick. For lack of a better term, let's call this a dual-track variant. Thus, because the vaccinated are not getting bedridden from this dual-track variant, they can continue to spread it easily, giving it a competitive advantage, even if it is highly dangerous to the unvaccinated.

Furthermore, since COVID vaccination only offers temporary short-term protection, as soon as immunity fades, the vaccinated themselves are also equally at risk of more severe outcomes. Thus, this creates the evolutionary pressure for the virus to behave as an increasingly contagious but relatively mild virus as long as everyone is vaccinated but as a dangerous but also very contagious virus as soon as temporary immunity wears off. The call for boosters every 6 months is already here. (Update: now it's being revised down to 5 months.)

So, the pandemic really does have the potential to become the Pandemic of the Unvaccinated (the shameless term coined by public health officials to terrify the vaccinated into bullying their unvaccinated peers), but reality comes with a twist because if a dual-track variant does evolve it would be the unvaccinated (and those whose boosters have expired) who would have reason to fear the vaccinated, not the other way around as so many frightened citizens seem to believe. And the end result would be that we all become permanently dependent on boosters every 6 months, forever.

Hold on, you might say, the flu vaccine chart shown earlier also never provided sterilizing immunity. The flu vaccine is notoriously leaky but hasn't gotten more dangerous, has it? The answer is complicated because the comparison is less useful than it first appears. As long as the majority of the population does not get the flu vaccine, more dangerous variants will face stiff competition from less dangerous ones circulating among the healthy unvaccinated population (average flu vaccination rates in most western countries are between 38-41%, with most other countries around the world doing very little vaccination against the flu). And since the vaccine is only 40% effective to begin with and since immunity fades rapidly after the shot, the flu vaccine doesn't provide much protection to begin with, thus reducing the chance that separate mutations would circulate among the vaccinated. And public health frequently gets the strain wrong (influenza has many strains that are constantly evolving so there is a lot of guesswork that goes into creating the right vaccine formula each year). In other words, lack of universal coverage and poor protection are likely preventing the emergence of a dual-track variant. 

Furthermore, flu vaccination is not evenly distributed across the population. It is mostly the vulnerable and those who work around them that get it while children, young adults and other healthy members of society don't get it. So, even if more deadly variants were to arise in nursing homes or hospital settings, the high number of healthy unvaccinated visitors to those facilities would constantly bring less deadly more contagious variants with them, thereby preventing more dangerous variants from gaining a competitive edge in nursing home or hospital settings. But if the leaky flu vaccinations were to be extended to everyone, or if nursing home populations continue to be kept isolated from the rest of society during COVID lockdowns, things might begin to look a little different.

However, what I am warning about is far from theoretical. There is a very clear example (well known to public health officials and vaccine developers) from the poultry farming industry where a universal leaky vaccine pushed a virus to evolve to become extremely deadly to unvaccinated chickens. It is called the Marek Effect. It began with a leaky vaccine that was rolled out to fight a herpes virus in industrialized high-density chicken barns. Vaccinated chickens were protected from severe outcomes but nevertheless continued to catch and spread the virus, so evolutionary pressure led to the emergence of a dual-track variant that become the dominant strain of this herpes virus. It continues to spread among the vaccinated chickens without killing them but kills up to 80% or more of unvaccinated birds if they get infected. Thus, a never-ending stream of vaccinations is now required just to maintain the status quo. I bet the pharmaceutical industry is smiling at all those drug-dependent chickens though — talk about having a captive audience!

It's not a certainty that this will happen with the COVID vaccines, but the longer this fiasco continues and the higher that vaccination rates rise around the world, the more likely it becomes that we re-create the conditions for some kind of Marek effect to develop. A leaky vaccine used sparingly to protect small pockets of vulnerable individuals is very different than a leaky vaccine applied to everyone. The rapid change in behaviour of the 1918 Spanish Flu should be a warning to us all that a virus can adapt very quickly in response to small changes in evolutionary pressure. The closer we get to universal vaccination, the greater the danger that leaky vaccines will lead to dual-track variants that become more dangerous to the unvaccinated.

There is one other danger from leaky vaccines that is worth mentioning because researchers are already starting to see the first signs of it, as you can see discussed in this paper published on August 9th, 2021, in the Journal of Infection. It's called antibody-dependent enhancement (ADE). It happens when a poorly designed vaccine trains antibodies to recognize a virus as an intruder without being strong enough to kill/neutralize them. Instead of the virus being neutralized inside the antibody when the antibody attacks and "swallows" it (antibodies envelope intruders in order to neutralize them), the virus takes over the antibody cell that attacked it and uses it as a host to start making copies of itself. Thus, the attacking antibody opens the door to the inside of the cell and becomes the virus' unwitting host, thereby accelerating rather than stopping the infection.

Antibody-dependent enhancement is a well-documented phenomenon in attempts to develop vaccines against the RSV virus, dengue fever, and other coronaviruses. This is one of the reasons why previous attempts to develop a human coronavirus vaccine against the SARS virus failed. It kept happening in animal trials. And many doctors warned from day one that it would happen with these vaccines as well as new variants gradually emerge that are sufficiently different from the original variant upon which the vaccine is based. ADE doesn't show up on the day after vaccination. It emerges gradually as new variants spread that are different from previous variants.

Quote from the aforementioned study: ADE may be a concern for people receiving vaccines based on the original Wuhan strain spike sequence (either mRNA or viral vectors). Under these circumstances, second generation vaccines with spike protein formulations lacking structurally-conserved ADE-related epitopes should be considered.

In other words, your previous vaccination protects you only until new variants arise, then the training that your previous vaccination gave your immune system becomes a liability as your immune system switches from protecting you to increasing your risk from the disease. Your only way to protect yourself is to dutifully get your next "updated" booster shot to protect you for next few short months. You become a permanent drug dependent vaccine customer. And you better hope next year's formulation doesn't get it wrong. And you better hope that updates can keep you safe indefinitely because there's also the risk that updates will get less effective as the bad training from previous boosters begins to add up. 

It puts a whole new spin on "trust the scientists." Your life will literally be at their mercy. 

I bet the pharmaceutical industry will be smiling at all those drug-dependent chickens loyal customers though — talk about having a captive audience! And what a sweet deal - vaccine makers have been granted an exemption from liability and, if it goes wrong, they are the go-to guy to solve it... with more boosters.

And with every booster, you'll get to play Russian Roulette all over again with side effects: death, autoimmune diseases, reactivation of dormant viruses, neurological damage, blood clotting, and more. Here's where the reported side effects on the US VAERS system stand at the time of writing (August 28th, 2021).

OpenVaers Search, August 28th, 2021

Leaky vaccines are playing with fire. All vaccine makers and public health authorities were aware of the potential for ADE with the development of a coronavirus vaccine. Yet they pushed for mass vaccination, from day one, without completing the long-term trials that are meant to rule out this kind of risk. They knowingly gambled with your future in their eagerness to get you onto your regimen of never-ending boosters and vaccine passports. Why not, if more boosters are the solution if something going wrong. They can always blame it on the "variants". The media won't challenge them - not with billions of vaccine advertising dollars floating around.

Anti-Virus Security Updates: Cross-Reactive Immunity Through Repeated Exposure

And now we come to the second way in which our immune systems benefit from the rapid evolution of RNA respiratory viruses and to the sinister way in which public health policy is interfering with that system. 

The once deadly 1918 Spanish Flu is still with us today; now it is part of the smorgasbord of viruses that cause colds and flus every winter precisely because subsequent variants evolved to be less deadly. As unpleasant as flu season is, for most of us it is not lethal unless we have weak or compromised immune systems. But each subsequent exposure teaches our immune system how to keep up with its gradual evolution over time

In other words, each year's fresh exposure to the latest strain of cold or flu virus functions as a sort of antivirus security update to partially prepare you for the next one. Fading immunity and changing mutations means you'll never be 100% immune to the next one, but as long as updates are frequent enough, you'll also never have 0% immunity. There will always be enough carry-over to protect you from the most serious outcomes unless you are unfortunate enough to have a weak immune system. That is why it is called cross-reactive immunity. 

A broad smorgasbord of viruses cruising around during cold and flu season makes it less likely that we will die or get seriously ill when exposed to some new "variant" from London, India, or Brazil, or if we are exposed to a new "cousin", like COVID, which crawls out of some bat cave or wet market or escapes from some lab in Wuhan. 

Partial cross-reactive immunity requires periodic re-exposure. Modified from Nature, 4704, September 17th, 2020.

But when we think about it for a moment, what was once dangerous when it was new soon becomes our most important ally for the future to protect us from the next dangerous new thing. As long as we are re-exposed frequently, before immunity fades to zero, cross-reactive immunity is the only realistic evolutionary strategy that humans have to protect us from the next viral variant or viral cousin of these fast-mutating respiratory viruses. 

With sufficient leftover cross-reactive immunity from your last exposure, exposure to the latest variant of a virus may simply result in your immune system getting updated without you even noticing a single thing. That's what it means to get an "asymptomatic" infection. Before we started tormenting the healthy with never-ending PCR tests to make us aware of all these "asymptomatic infections", we were constantly getting lots of these "antivirus security updates" each time we encountered one of the more than 200 respiratory viruses circulating among us, often without even noticing the "infection". 

Many of these encounters are asymptomatic because our immune systems are able to neutralize them without even ruffling enough layers of our defenses to trigger any symptoms. Almost everyone gets a few immune system updates to the viruses that cause common colds, every single year, yet only a small percentage will ever get very sick. The rest may barely get a runny nose, or nothing symptoms at all. 

Mass PCR testing during COVID created a massive freak-out over every single asymptomatic COVID update when we should have only been focused on those people who come down with severe symptomatic disease. There was never any justifiable reason to roll out PCR tests to asymptomatic citizens other than to heighten fear in the population in order to make them receptive to mass vaccination. 

So, in a sense, those 201 respiratory viruses that cause our colds and flus are not just an inconvenience, they are nature's solution to software updates ― even though they are dangerous to those with weak immune systems, for the rest of us our immune systems depend on them to give us partial protection against new strains that emerge through mutation or when new strains jump across species boundaries. Getting rid of those already circulating in society would make us more vulnerable to new variants that emerge. Adding another 200 will make us even safer once we get our first contact behind us.

Eradicating a relatively benign respiratory virus is therefore not a desirable goal. But making it fade into the background is a desirable public health goal so that what was once dangerous can now keep protecting us against the next one through cross-reactive immunity. Focused protection for the vulnerable, not lockdowns, was always the only realistic public health response to this respiratory virus, unless someone wanted to seize the opportunity as a way to rope the public into mass vaccinations.

Nature evolved this fascinating strategy of self-updating immunological countermeasures by continually testing us with mild versions of previous closely related respiratory viruses. Our immune system is therefore somewhat similar to an Olympic weightlifter whose muscles not only stay strong but get even stronger by routinely putting his muscles under a little bit of stress. Our immune system functions the same way ― it must be continually stress-tested with mild challenges to these fast-mutating viruses in order to develop the robust arsenal of defenses to keep us safe. It is a concept called anti-fragility, which was described in detail by Nassim Taleb in his ground-breaking book, Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder #Commissions Earned. Once you understand this concept, your fear of "variants" will rapidly dissolve.

The eradication of these fast-mutating respiratory viruses is therefore not just unachievable, it would actually be dangerous if we succeeded because it would eliminate the security updates that we need to protect us against new variants that crawl out of bat caves or jump species boundaries. This year's runny nose is your protection against COVID-23. Your cross-reactive immunity to last years annoying flu might just save your life if something truly dangerous arrives, as long as it is at least somewhat related to what your immune system has seen before. COVID could easily have turned out to be as dangerous to us as the Spanish Flu if it hadn't been for the saving grace of cross-reactive immunity. As this study shows, up to 90-99% of us already had some level of protection to COVID thanks to partial cross-reactive immunity gained from exposure to other coronaviruses. The high percentage of infections that turn out to be asymptomatic bears that out.

Someone needs to remind Bill Gates, his fawning public health bootlickers, and the pharmaceutical companies that whisper sweet-nothings in his ear that in the natural world of respiratory viruses, most of us don't need a regimen of never-ending booster shots to keep us safe from COVID variants ― we already have a perfectly functioning system to keep bringing us new updates. Respiratory viruses are a completely different beast than smallpox, polio, or measles; and pretending otherwise is not just silly, it's criminal because anyone with a background in immunology knows better. But it's a fantastic and very profitably way to scare a wide-eyed population into accepting never-ending booster shots as a replacement for the natural antivirus updates that we normally get from hugs and handshakes. Protect the vulnerable. Stop preying on the rest of us.

The Not-So-Novel Novel Virus: The Diamond Princess Cruise Ship Outbreak Proved We Have Cross-Reactive Immunity

A truly novel virus affects everyone because no-one has pre-existing cross-reactive partial immunity to it. That's why the diseases that accompanied Christopher Columbus to the Americas killed up to 95% of North and South America's indigenous populations (see Guns, Germs, and Steel, by Jared Diamond #Commissions Earned). To them, these diseases were novel because they had no previous exposure to them and therefore lacked the antivirus security updates acquired through pre-existing infections. They would have benefited greatly from access to a vaccine prior to first contact.

Thankfully, COVID-19 was not that kind of virus. Yet the media and public health officials shamelessly provoked fear that it was by using the scientifically accurate term novel to describe it, knowing full well that all scientists would understand this to mean a newly emergent strain while the general public would jump to the conclusion that this was an entirely new virus (also called a novel virus by scientists), like when tuberculosis or influenza accompanied Columbus to the Americas. This was a grotesque example of public health officials misusing scientific terminology, knowing full well that the public would misunderstand the term novel according to how we use the word in everyday language and not according to how the scientific community uses it. 

That little game successfully sparked a wave of fear that is so strong that not only is everyone desperate for a leaky jab to lead them to safety, they are so scared that they won't rest until all their friends, neighbors, and family members get one too, even if it requires extreme levels of coercion to get the job done. Canada has even recently gone as far as making vaccination mandatory for all federal employees, employees of Crown Corporations, employees of federally-regulated companies (i.e. utilities) and for all travellers on commercial airlines and trains (CBC, August 13th, 2021) !

Despite the scary numbers put out by the Chinese government in the early days of the pandemic, the outbreak on the Diamond Princess cruise ship served as an inadvertent petri-dish to study the COVID virus. Thanks to that example, by the end of February 2020, we knew that COVID was not some monster virus like the 1918 Spanish Flu but was simply another coronavirus strain that was closely related to previous coronaviruses and that most of us already carried some level of cross-reactive immunity to protect us.

How do we know that? The virus circulated freely onboard the ship, yet age corrected lethality remained between 0.025% and 0.625% (that's on the order of a bad flu season and nothing at all like the fatality rate of the 1918 Spanish Flu, which was between 2% and 10%). Only 26% of the passengers tested positive for the virus and of those that tested positive 48% remained completely symptom free despite the advanced age of most of these passengers! 

Diamond Princess Cruise Ship, Alpsdake, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The Diamond Princess didn't turn into the floating morgue of bygone eras when ships carrying a disease were forced into quarantine. That should have been the first clue that this virus was anything but novel in the colloquial understanding of the term. Like most cold and flu viruses, only those with weak immune systems were in danger while everyone else got off with little or no symptoms. That is simply not how a truly novel virus behaves when it encounters a population without any pre-existing cross-reactive immunity. The only plausible explanation for that lack of deadliness (deadly for some, annoying for some, and asymptomatic for most others) is that most people already have sufficient pre-existing cross-reactive immunity from exposure to other coronaviruses. 

Research subsequently confirmed what the Diamond Princess outbreak revealed. Cross-reactive immunity. As I mentioned before, studies like this one demonstrated that up to 90 - 99% of us already have some residual level of partial protection to COVID. And we also subsequently found out that most people who were exposed to the deadly SARS virus in 2003 have little to fear from COVID, again because of cross-reactive immunity. COVID was never a mortal threat to most of us.

The important thing to remember is that the Diamond Princess data was already publicly available since the end of February of 2020. Operation Warp Speed, the vaccine development initiative approved by President Trump, was nevertheless announced on April 29th, 2020. Thus, our health authorities knowingly and opportunistically recommended lockdowns and promoted vaccines as an exit strategy after it was already clear that the majority of us had some kind of protection through cross-reactive immunity. The Diamond Princess example provided the unequivocal proof that the only people who might benefit from a vaccine, even if it worked as advertised, were the small number of extremely vulnerable members of society with weak immune systems. Likewise, lockdowns should have been recommended only for nursing home residents (on a strictly voluntary basis to protect their human rights) while the pandemic surged through the rest of us.

The only plausible explanation for why our international health authorities ignored the example of the Diamond Princess is if they wanted to stoke fear among the public and if they wanted to bamboozle credible politicians in order to opportunistically achieve some other public health agenda. They pushed vaccination on everyone knowing full well that most people don't need it and that protection would fade quickly even if the vaccines had been 100% effective, which they also knew was not going to be the case either. And yet they continue to push these vaccines using the same deceitful tactics even today. Water does not run uphill.

“We know they are lying, 
they know they are lying, 
they know we know they are lying, 
we know they know we know they are lying, 
but they are still lying.” 
― Attributed to Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn

Mother Knows Best: Vitamin D, Playing in Puddles, and Sweaters

Just like during other cold and flu seasons, the vulnerable to COVID are overwhelmingly those with compromised immune systems: those whose immune systems are shutting down as they approach death from old age and those whose immune systems are compromised due to severe pre-existing conditions that reduce immune function. 

For everyone else with a strong immune system and cross-reactive immunity, we have little to fear from the virus and its never-ending stream of mutations unless our immune systems are temporarily suppressed through illness, environmental conditions, or nutritional deficiencies. 

Your mother's warnings about putting on a sweater, hat, and dry socks, tucking in your shirt to cover your kidneys, and not playing in puddles were not about preventing infection by a cold or flu, it was about preventing symptomatic infection. Research has demonstrated that getting chilled can temporarily suppress your immune system. Thus, getting chilled increases the chance that an infection leads to symptomatic disease rather than merely updating your immune system through an asymptomatic infection. Your sweater won't prevent you from catching an infection. But it might prevent that infection from becoming a symptomatic disease. It could be the difference between experiencing nothing and ending up in bed with a fever.

In the same way, topping up on vitamin C and D, eating properly, getting enough rest, getting hugs from loved ones, adopting a positive attitude in life, and smiling when you see a rainbow are all strategies that help keep your immune system strong. They don't prevent infection, but they might reduce your risk of a bad outcome.

Ask the staff in a nursing home what happens to their patients when any of these important ingredients is missing ― vitamin and nutrient deficiencies, poor sleep, loneliness, and depression lay out the welcome mat for the Grim Reaper. A temporarily suppressed immune system cannot mount an adequate immune response even when we do have cross-reactive immunity.

Our public health authorities also all know this. This is not a mystery. Yet, instead of promoting these strategies as ways in which people could reduce their risk to severe outcomes, they have systematically downplayed, ignored, or labeled these strategies as "fake news". Maximize the risk of death. Then promote the vaccine as the exclusive path to safety. Criminal.

You cannot control other people forever to avoid getting exposed to a respiratory virus. COVID Zero is an authoritarian fantasy. But you can control your food, your sleep, and your attitude so that your immune system can mount the strongest attack it can muster. The odds are that you already have all the cross-reactive immunity you need to survive this virus without a hitch. Look inwards to find freedom from fear. Take good care of yourself. Go play in the sun with your friends. And listen to your mother —tuck in your shirt! 

The Paradox: Why COVID-Zero Makes People More Vulnerable to Other Viruses

As is so often the case when politicians try to run our lives for us, the government response to COVID is not just wrong, it is actually making us more vulnerable, both to COVID and to other respiratory viruses. Depriving nursing home patients of their loved ones, locking them in isolation, locking people in their homes, shutting down gyms, driving us into depression, and paralysing us with fear and uncertainty ensures that our immune systems will be working at suboptimal levels. Broken marriages, children deprived of social contacts, insomnia, the remarkable surge in obesity that occurred during COVID, and so many other consequences of these ill begotten strategies all have a toll on our ability to mount a strong immune response when we are inevitably exposed to any respiratory viruses.

Equally devastating is that, by disrupting our normal social contacts, we have reduced how much training our immune system is getting through repeated exposure to other respiratory viruses. A computer that stops getting security updates becomes increasingly vulnerable to future versions of viruses. The same goes for our immune system. COVID is not the only risk. Remember, there are more than 200 other respiratory viruses that are also circulating. They may not be getting much attention and may be temporarily starved for hosts while we are cooped up at home, but they haven't gone away. They are waiting. And when they find us, they find hosts whose antivirus security updates are out of date. 

In other words, by breaking our ability to socialize with our peers, what was once relatively harmless is becoming more dangerous to us because our immune systems are out of practice. This isn't some theoretical risk. We're already beginning to see the fallout from that lack of updates, with deadly consequences. 

For example, New Zealand was praised internationally for adopting a COVID-Zero policy and for the low COVID cases that resulted. But the lockdowns, social distancing measures, and border closures also had another effect  ― there was a 99.9% reduction in flu cases and a 98% reduction in cases of the RSV virus. Sounds good, right? Not so fast...

Systems that depend on constant challenges to become antifragile will become fragile if those challenges stop happening. A tree that grows up sheltered from the wind will break when it is exposed to the storm.

Now New Zealand's myopic focus on COVID as the one and only risk is coming home to roost. Its hospitals are overflowing with children. But they're not being hospitalized by COVID. They are falling ill with RSV virus because of the "immunity debt" that built up from not being continually exposed to all the respiratory viruses that make up normal life. These children are, quite literally, the next wave of victims of COVID-Zero. Being cut off from normal life has left them fragile. Instead of praise, it now is becoming apparent that New Zealand's authoritarian strongwoman, Jacinda Ardern, and her public health advisors ought to be standing trial for gross negligence for ignoring the long-established research about how our immune systems depend on continual exposure to respiratory viruses in order to stay healthy.

Source: The Guardian, July 8th, 2021.

As long as our social contacts are restricted, we are all becoming increasing vulnerable to all these other respiratory viruses because of the "immunity debt" that has built up during lockdowns and social distancing rules. It turns out that handshakes and hugs are not just good for the soul. Our public health officials have blood on their hands for denying us our normal lives. 

This heightened risk to other viruses isn't an unexpected outcome; there were plenty of doctors who warned about precisely this risk as lockdowns were being imposed. For example, Dr. Dan Erickson and Dr Artin Massihi warned about this phenomenon back in May of 2020. YouTube censored their video. Yet they were citing long-established science that was uncontested until society collectively lost its mind in 2020.

Introducing Immunity as a Service – A Subscription-Based Business Model for the Pharmaceutical Industry (It was always about the money!)

As you can see from everything I have laid out in this essay, this misbegotten vaccine-enabled fever dream was never a realistic solution to stop COVID. At best, if the vaccines worked as advertised, all they could ever have been was one tool among many to provide the vulnerable with focused protection while the rest of us went about our normal lives, largely unaffected by our periodic antivirus security updates through exposure to the natural virus.

COVID-Zero in all its variations was a fantasy. 

But it was not an accidental fantasy. 

Water does not run uphill.

Every single public health official in the world has the education to know that what they have been promoting, from day one, is gibberish. What I have laid out in this essay is pretty basic virology and immunology knowledge. Which raises a rather alarming question: how can any virologist, immunologist, vaccine maker, or public health official knowingly promote this lie? 

Why is there such a blind obsession with getting us all to take a vaccine that most people do not need and that can never provide long-lasting herd immunity?

It's no mystery why pea-brained politicians might fall for this fantasy; they are only as good as the advisors they listen to. And politicians are shameless opportunists, so it is not surprising that they are now exploiting the situation to increase their powers and to harness this emerging command-and-control economy in pursuit of their own ideological goals — redistribution, carbon net zero, social credit score systems, you name it. In this Orwellian world, if you have a podium and a utopian dream, the world is your oyster, at least as long as the band keeps playing and the pitchforks can be kept off the streets. 

"You never let a serious crisis go to waste. And what I mean by that it's an opportunity to do things you think you could not do before." — Rahm Emanuel

"I really believe COVID has created a window of political opportunity..." — Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister of Canada

But our public health officials and international health organizations are trained to know better. Yet they nevertheless set this nightmare in motion in violation of all their own long-established pandemic planning guidelines. They know eradication is impossible. They know most of us already have cross-reactive immunity. They know most of us are healthy enough so that our immune systems will protect us against severe outcomes from this virus. They know about the negative consequences imposed on our immune systems when we are prevented from living normal lives. They know they are increasing our risk to other viruses by preventing us from socializing. It's their job to know. And, as I have demonstrated, they have known since day one. 

But what if a shameless pharmaceutical industry could manipulate public health policies by capturing politicians, policymakers, and public health agencies through generous donations? What if the boundaries between public health agencies, international public health organizations, and pharmaceutical companies have become blurred to such a degree that each benefits from reinforcing one another's best interests? What if they have all come to believe that vaccines against respiratory viruses are the holy grail of public health (and of generous funding), even if they have to play fast and loose with the truth to get humanity to accept them and even if they have to do a little evil to achieve some imagined future "greater good"?

What if the revolving door between pharmaceutical companies, public health, and international health organizations has created a kind of blind groupthink within this holy trinity? What if anyone caught up in that system is forced to bite their tongue because to speak out is a deathblow to their career? What if many of those caught up in the system genuinely believe the lies, despite a lifetime of training that should tell them otherwise? The powerful effect of groupthink, demonstrated by the Ash Conformity Experiments, can make people blind to what is staring them in the face. Even the medieval kings knew they needed a court jester to prevent the king from growing a big head. But what if, in the hallowed halls of this holy trinity, all the court jesters have long since been purged or cowed into silence?

"It's dangerous to be right when the government is wrong." ― Voltaire

A quote that best sums up the thinking inside many of our public health institutions comes from Peter Daszak, head of EcoHealth Alliance, a non-profit non-governmental organization that works closely with public health agencies like the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and intergovernmental organizations like the WHO (published in a 2016 report by the National Academy of Sciences): "Daszak reiterated that, until an infectious disease crisis is very real, present, and at an emergency threshold, it is often largely ignored. To sustain the funding base beyond the crisis, he said, we need to increase public understanding of the need for MCMs [medical counter measures] such as a pan-influenza or pan-coronavirus vaccine. A key driver is the media, and the economics follow the hype. We need to use that hype to our advantage to get to the real issues. Investors will respond if they see profit at the end of process, Daszak stated." [Emphasis mine]

In the presence of so much conflict of interest, in the absence of the checks and balances provided by individual rights, in the censorious atmosphere of cancel culture that has infected all our public institutions, and with so many institutional donors (private and governmental alike) being enamored with social-engineering projects and blinded by their own arrogance, it would perhaps be more surprising if this vaccine-fueled hysteria hadn't happened. 

In view of the circumstances, what happened almost seems inevitable. To the eyes of profit-hungry pharmaceuticals and funding-hungry national and international public health institutions, this virus must look like manna from heaven. They must feel like a fox that has been invited into the henhouse by ripe chickens that are begging to be plucked. 

History never repeats itself, but it does often rhyme. What has emerged during COVID is simply a bigger, better, bolder replay of what happened during the 2009 swine flu hysteria. I'd like to share a few quotes with you - and keep in mind that these are about the 2009 Swine Flu scandal, not COVID:

From a 2010 article entitled: European Parliament to Investigate WHO and "Pandemic" Scandal [Emphasis mine]:

  • "In his official statement to the Committee, Wodarg criticized the influence of the pharma industry on scientists and officials of [the] WHO, stating that it has led to the situation where "unnecessarily millions of healthy people are exposed to the risk of poorly tested vaccines," and that, for a flu strain that is "vastly less harmful" than all previous flu epidemics."
  • "For the first time, the WHO criteria for a pandemic was changed in April 2009 as the first Mexico cases were reported, to make not the actual risk of a disease but the number of cases of the disease [the] basis to declare "Pandemic." By classifying the swine flu as [a] pandemic, nations were compelled to implement pandemic plans and also t[o] purchase swine flu vaccines."

And here are a series of even more revealing quotes from a 2010 report published by Der Spiegel called: Reconstruction of a Mass Hysteria — The Swine Flu Panic of 2009:

  • "Researchers in more than 130 laboratories in 102 countries are constantly on the lookout for new flu pathogens. Entire careers and institutions, and a lot of money, depend on the outcomes of their work. "Sometimes you get the feeling that there is a whole industry almost waiting for a pandemic to occur," says flu expert Tom Jefferson, from an international health nonprofit called the Cochrane Collaboration. "And all it took was one of these influenza viruses to mutate to start the machine grinding."
  • "Does this mean that a very mild course of the pandemic was not even considered from the start? At any rate, efforts to downplay the risks were unwelcome, and the WHO made it clear that it preferred to base its decisions on a worst-case scenario. "We wanted to overestimate rather than underestimate the situation," says Fukuda [Keiji Fukuda was the Assistant Director-General for Health, Security and Environment for the WHO at that time]."
  • "The media also did its part in stoking fears. SPIEGEL, for example, had reported at length on the avian flu. Now it devoted a cover story to the new "global virus," a story filled with concerns that the swine flu pathogen could mutate into a horrific virus."
  • "The pharmaceutical industry was particularly adept at keeping this vision alive."
  • "We expected a real pandemic, and we thought that it had to happen. There was no one who suggested re-thinking our approach."
  • "the vast majority of experts on epidemics automatically associate the term "pandemic" with truly aggressive viruses. On the WHO Web site, the answer to the question "What is a pandemic?" included mention of "an enormous number of deaths and cases of the disease" -- until May 4, 2009. That was when a CNN reporter pointed out the discrepancy between this description and the generally mild course of the swine flu. The language was promptly removed."
  • "'Sometimes some of us think that WHO stands for World Hysteria Organization,' says Richard Schabas, the former chief medical officer for Canada's Ontario Province."
  • "A party with strong connections in Geneva had a strong interest in phase 6 being declared as quickly as possible: the pharmaceutical industry."
  • "Meanwhile, a debate had erupted over whether Germany had chosen the wrong vaccine, Pandemrix [it was later found to have caused narcolepsy in some patients, which is an autoimmune disease]. It contained a new type of agent designed to boost its effectiveness, known as an adjuvant, which had never undergone large-scale human trials in connection with the swine flu antigen. Were millions of people about to receive a vaccine that had hardly been tested?"
  • "But the contracts for Pandemrix had been signed in 2007, and they came into effect automatically when the WHO decided to declare phase 6."
  • "The ministers felt pressured from all sides. On the one hand, the media were stoking fears of the virus. The German tabloid newspaper Bild, in particular, was printing new tales of horror almost daily. On the other hand, the pharmaceutical companies were upping the pressure and constantly setting new ultimatums."
  • "Oct. 9, 2009: Wolf-Dieter Ludwig, an oncologist and chairman of the Drug Commission of the German Medical Association , says: 'The health authorities have fallen for a campaign by the pharmaceutical companies, which were plainly using a supposed threat to make money.'"
  • "Oct. 21, 2009: A BILD newspaper headline, printed in toxic yellow, warns: "Swine Flu Professor Fears 35,000 Dead in Germany !" The professor's name is Adolf Windorfer, and when pressed, he admits that he has received payments from the industry, including GSK and Novartis. Next to the BILD headline is an ad for the German Association of Pharmaceutical Companies."
  • "According to Wodarg, the WHO's classification of the swine flu as a pandemic have earned the pharmaceutical companies $18 billion in additional revenues. Annual sales of Tamiflu alone have jumped 435 percent, to €2.2 billion."

Rinse and repeat in 2020-2021.

What if, upon recognizing the emergence of a new pandemic, those in the know opportunistically made vaccines the endgame? What if all the vaccine injuries recorded on VAERS and all the risks they are taking with our lives are simply collateral damage - a calculated investment risk - in order to turn their dream of subscription-based "immunity as a service" into reality. 

In the words of Bill Gates, “we kind of caught mRNA half way to prime time.” Maybe we should believe him — and gape in awe at the recklessness and contempt they have shown for their fellow citizens in order to capitalize on this "window of opportunity". Carpe diem (seize the day). Don't sweat the small stuff. Keep your eye on the ball... and on the year-end bonuses.

What if COVID-Zero, in all its variations, was merely a strategy to herd us together so we obediently line up for an endless string of booster shots as a trade-off for access to our lives? 

In other words, what if someone could bamboozle our leaders into believing that the only way back to a normal life is for vaccines to replace the role that hugs and handshakes used to play in order to update us with the latest antivirus security updates? 

What if, by depriving us of normal life, those who stand to gain from vaccines can forever cement themselves at the center of society by providing an artificial replacement for what our immune systems used to do to protect us against common respiratory viruses back when we were still allowed to live normal lives? 

The headlines tell the story:

"Pfizer CEO says third Covid vaccine dose likely needed within 12 months." (CNBC, April 15th, 2021)

"Variants could be named after star constellations when Greek alphabet runs out, says WHO Covid chief." (The Telegraph, August 7th, 2021)

"Fauci warns Americans may face having booster shots indefinitely" (Daily Mail, August 13th, 2021, and Dr. Fauci in his own words on YouTube on August 12th, 2021)

"Biden OKs booster shots 5 months after 2nd dose" (Boston Globe, August 27th, 2021)

What if the fast mutation of RNA viruses ensures that no vaccine will ever be fully effective at providing lasting immunity, thus creating the illusion that we are permanently in need of vaccine boosters? 

What if politicians could be convinced to make vaccination mandatory in order to prevent potential customers from opting out? 

What if, by relying on lockdowns during the winter season, our vulnerability to other viruses increased, which could then be used to rationalize expanding the jab, via mission creep, to simultaneously vaccinate us against RSV, influenza, other coronaviruses, the common cold, and so on, despite knowing full well that the protection that these vaccines offer against respiratory viruses is only temporary?

And what other social engineering goals can be rolled into your annual booster shot in the future once you are permanently bound to these annual jabs and vaccine passports? In an atmosphere of hysteria, it's a system ripe for abuse by opportunists, ideologues, power hungry totalitarians, and Malthusian social engineers. The snowball doesn't have to grow by design. Mission creep happens all on its own once Pandora's Box is opened to coerced vaccinations and conditional rights. The road to Hell is frequently paved by good intentions... and hysteria. 

So, what if COVID-Zero and the vaccine exit strategy is merely the global state-sanctioned equivalent of a drug dealer creating dependency among its customers to keep pushing more drugs? 

What if it was all just a way of convincing society of the need for subscription-based "immunity as a service"? The subscription-based business model (or some version of it) is all the rage these days in the corporate world to create loyal captive audiences that generate reliable money streams, forever. Subscriptions are not just for your cable TV and gym membership anymore. Everything has been redesignated as a "consumable". 

Netflix did it with movies.

Spotify did it with music.

Microsoft did it with its Office suite.

Adobe did it with Photoshop editing suite.

The smartphone industry did it with phones that need to be replaced every 3 to 5 years.

The gaming industry did it with video games.

Amazon is doing it with books (i.e. Kindle Unlimited).

The food industry is doing it with meal delivery services (i.e. Hello Fresh).

Uber is doing it with subscription-based ride sharing.

Coursera is doing it with online education.

Duolingo and Rosetta Stone are doing it with language learning.

Zoom is doing it with online meetings.

Monsanto and its peers did it to farmers with patented seed technology, which cannot legally be replanted, and is lobbying to try to legalize the use of terminator seed technology (GMO seeds that are sterile in the second generation to prevent replanting).

The healthcare industry is doing it with concierge medical services, fitness tracking apps (Fitbit), sleep-tracking apps, and meditation apps.

The investment industry is doing it with farmland, with investors owning the land and leasing it back to farmers in a kind of modern revival of the sharecropping system. (Bill Gates is the largest farmland owner in the USA - are you surprised?)

Blackrock and other investment firms are currently trying to do it with homes to create a permanent class of renters.

And public health authorities and vaccine makers have been trying to do it with flu vaccines for years, but we've been stubbornly uncooperative. Not anymore.

Remember when the World Economic Forum predicted in 2016 that by 2030 all products would become services? And remember their infamous video in which they predicted that "You will own nothing. And you will be happy."? Well, the future is here. This is what it looks like. The subscription-based economy. And apparently it now also includes your immune system in a trade-off for access to your life.

Original video on Facebook, World Economic Forum, December 9th, 2016.

Let's revisit the Peter Daszak quote from earlier. A second read allows the message to really hit home: "Daszak reiterated that, until an infectious disease crisis is very real, present, and at an emergency threshold, it is often largely ignored. To sustain the funding base beyond the crisis, he said, we need to increase public understanding of the need for MCMs [medical counter measures] such as a pan-influenza or pan-coronavirus vaccine. A key driver is the media, and the economics follow the hype. We need to use that hype to our advantage to get to the real issues. Investors will respond if they see profit at the end of process, Daszak stated."

Isn't it ironic that he didn't even care which vaccine was pushed? Influenza or coronavirus, it made no difference. It was always about funding. It was always about the money. It always was. It always is.

The holy trinity of pharmaceutical companies, public health, and international health organizations, all egging each other on in their hunger for a reliable flow of cash: shareholder profits, larger budgets, and governmental donations. Their interests are perfectly aligned and the lines between them are blurred to such a degree that each benefits from reinforcing one another's best interests.

And why would politicians and media bow to the holy trinity?

Big Pharma spent an average of US$4.7 billion per year between 1999 and 2018 on lobbying and campaign contributions, just in the USA!  

Big Pharma also shells out $US20 billion each year to schmooze doctors and another US$6 billion on drug ads, just in the USA! So, it's no surprise why legacy media and Big Tech are tripping over themselves not to ruffle the party line — they live and die by the almighty advertising dollar. Never bite the hand that feeds you.

So, they are all dancing to the same tune while your pocket gets picked and your arm gets pricked, and everyone wins... except you and me. We are the cow that gets milked. We are the serfs that fund their largesse in this neo-feudal society where a few big boys own the assets and everyone else is beholden to those above them in the hierarchy for access to, well, everything — land, resources, rights, individual autonomy, and even immune systems. My body, their choice.

What if, in an atmosphere of runaway hysteria, a police state founded on medical tyranny is creating itself, fueled by a toxic brew of self-serving opportunists who have seized the moment to superimpose their own goals on a fortuitous virus, until one day you wake up to find yourself chained and milked, like a cow in a dairy barn, under the absolute custody of a modern-day Louis the Fourteenth and his royal court full of drug pushers, ideologues, and militant devotees? The modern face of feudalism, updated for the 21st century. Neo-feudalism, enforced by a mandatory subscription-based "immunity as a service".

And what if a society that has lost its principles, a society that is eager to hand over individual responsibility to "experts," a society that is held hostage to cancel culture mobs, a society that no longer has transparency into the decisions made by its experts, a society led by a censorious political class full of immoral opportunists, a society that has fallen so in love with big government that red tape and cronyism have completely erased the self-limiting checks and balances of a free and open society, and a society that has elevated safety to a new sort of religious cult is a society that has no immunity to protect itself from predators who treat us like cattle?

No period in history has ever lacked in snake-oil salesmen, ideologues, and social engineers eager to take society for a ride. Most of the time, they are ignored. So, what if the only real mystery is why society has grown so willing to accept the collar and yoke? 

What if all this really is just as simple as that? 

The Path Forward: Neutralizing the Threat and Bullet-Proofing Society to Prevent This Ever Happening Again.

Now we know we've been played, how we've been played, and why we've been played. Again. Just like during the 2009 Swine Flu con. Only bigger, bolder, and better. They learned from their mistakes. We didn't.

But now that you see the con, you can't unsee it. And now that you understand the threat and how the game is being played, there is a weight that comes off your shoulders. 

When you know there's a threat, but you don't know exactly what it is, every movement in the grass might be a tiger or a snake or a scorpion. It's paralysing and exhausting to defend yourself against an invisible unknown and they have used that fear masterfully against us to keep us frozen. But once you spot the tiger in the grass, you know where to direct your focus, your feet become unglued, your voice becomes bold, and you regain the clarity of thought to defend yourself.

The con is clear. It's time to focus all our might on stopping this runaway train before it takes us over the cliff into a police state of no return. Stand up. Speak out. Refuse to play along. Stopping this requires millions of voices with the courage to say NO — at work, at home, at school, at church, and out on the street. 

"Nonviolent direct action seeks to create such a crisis & foster such a tension that a community which has constantly refused to negotiate is forced to confront the issue. It seeks so to dramatize the issue that it can no longer be ignored." — Martin Luther King Jr.

Compliance is the glue that holds tyranny together. Non-compliance breaks it apart. One person alone cannot stop this. But if millions find the courage to raise their voices and the courage to refuse to participate in the system on these tyrannical medical terms, it will throw the system into such a crisis and create such a tension that the community will be forced to confront the issue. Without enough truckers, no-one eats. Without enough medical staff, hospitals close. Without enough workers, supply chains break. Without enough policemen, laws cannot be enforced. Without enough garbage collectors, cities grind to a halt. Without enough cashiers, box stores cannot stay open. Without enough administrators, institutions cease to function. Without enough staff, corporations lose profits. Without enough servers, restaurants cannot serve their customers. And without enough customers, businesses are brought to their knees. 

Tyranny is not sustainable if the system grinds to a halt. Make it grind by being a thorn in everyone's side until they give us back our freedoms and end this ridiculous charade. They are trying to impose vaccine passports and mandatory vaccinations. But we hold the cards... but only if we are bold enough to stand up even at the risk of finding ourselves standing alone. Courage begets courage. It was Martin Luther King's secret power. It must be ours.

Now that you see the con, you also know the simple recipe to make this virus go away before their reckless policies turn it a monster virus for real. Remember 1918. End the war on the virus. Let the young folks come out of the trenches. Let people go back to their lives. Provide focused protection for the vulnerable. That is how this virus fades into the history books. 

It's time to be bold. It's time to call out the fraudsters. And it's time to reclaim the habits, values, and principles that are required to fix our democratic and scientific institutions to prevent this from ever happening again. 

Feudalism was one giant stinking cesspool of self-serving corruption. Individual rights, free markets, the democratic process, and limited government were the antidotes that freed humanity from that hierarchical servitude. It seems we have come full circle. The COVID con is a symptom, not the cause, of a broken system.

Modern liberal democracy all around the world was inspired by the system of checks and balances that America's Founding Fathers built to prevent government from being co-opted by the special interests of its leaders, institutions, corporations, and most influential citizens. The ink was barely dry when those principles began to be ignored by those with ever greater enthusiasm for an all-powerful referee to manage even the most intimate details of how everyone lives their lives. After two and a half centuries of effort the admirers of big government have achieved their heart's desire. And what a glorious and rotten cesspool of self-serving corruption it is.

But the principles laid out by America's Founding Fathers remain as true today as the day they were written and are waiting to be rediscovered. If there is one culprit who deserves to shoulder more blame than any other for the fiasco of the last 18 months, it is society itself for allowing itself to fall prey to the siren song of big government, the illusion that there can ever be a benevolent, virtuous, and incorruptible referee. He who creates the red tape, he who has the keys to the treasury, he who wields the power of the tax collector, and he who commands those sent to enforce the laws will always have an entourage of self-serving charlatans, rent seekers, and parasites following him wherever he goes. So, keep his powers on a very short leash to keep other people's hands off your money, your property, your freedom, and your body. You don't need better leaders. You need less powerful institutions. That's how you prevent this from ever happening again.

Freedom of speech, individual rights, private property, individual ownership, competition, good faith debate, small government, minimal taxes, limited regulation, and free markets (the opposite of the crony capitalism we now suffer under), these are the checks and balances that bullet-proof a society against the soulless charlatans that fail upwards into positions of power in bloated government institutions and against the parasitic fraudsters that seek to attach themselves to the government's teat. 

Yes, we need a Great Reset. Just not the subscription-based version that the World Economic Forum imagined.

"Just Say No to Drugs"


“One of the saddest lessons of history is this: If we’ve been bamboozled long enough, we tend to reject any evidence of the bamboozle. We’re no longer interested in finding out the truth. The bamboozle has captured us. It’s simply too painful to acknowledge, even to ourselves, that we’ve been taken. Once you give a charlatan power over you, you almost never get it back.” ― Carl Sagan, The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark #Commissions Earned


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  1. Brilliant essay! Thank you Julius for all your hard work. Here's hoping this will help wake up some of the sleeping lions out there. I think the sheep are done for.

    1. Also. Unless we demand exposure of all PCR data (cycles) kept secret even from the doctors about their patients, the heart of the fraud. Go to your nearest lab with a jump drive, you might find an honest person disgusted and riddled with guilt about instructions to increase to 45 cycles (known bogus) for fake outbreaks.

      And we must see the real reason for all this besides money, power, control. Whether you think the world is overpopulated or not is completely irrelevant. My opinion also doesn't matter. But it is 100% critical as to what is driving these elites and we are missing it entirely if they think earth's population is growing dangerously too fast at 237,328 new consumers per day (do the math at unfpa).
      And that they are the saviors of this earth because we eat 11 million pounds of food per MINUTE (look it up).
      While we are running out of room for the extra farmlands needed to feed them all without burning forests to make room.

      It all makes sense if the vax is for fertility-reduction from the start, time will tell. Pfizer targets ovaries. I have no data yet on testes.

      " There are over 200 other endemic respiratory viruses that cause colds and flus, many of which circulate freely between humans and other animals. Now there are 201. "
      Perhaps that's what they really meant by calling the exercise ... Event 201.

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    3. Thank you! There has been no more thoroughly researched, clearly written and commonsense piece written during the last 18 months.

  2. "It's the COVID-Zero strategy or some variant of it."

    Variant? ;-)

    SUPERB writeup, Julius. I point others to your site regularly.

    1. Yes Superb! Now please consider the spiritual aspect to all this "pharmakeia":

  3. Keep em coming J! I've been following you for a few months now and pieces like this can only increase awareness. I will be sending the link to my Covid email list, likely with that final quote (Sagan) as the lead-in

  4. Thanks so much, Julius.

    Have you considered the possibility that most don't want freedom and won't (possibly can't) think/act for themselves. Domestication suggests the majority will follow the cow in front of her up the ramp to the rendering plant or out the gate to freedom. They just follow.

    The Othering has begun in BC and Ontario. Appeals to biology proving that Jews are human are now moot. Votes or any other symbol manipulation is at best masturbation, at worst drawing a target on your back.

    “In the Third Reich evil lost its distinctive characteristic by which most people had until then recognized it. The Nazis redefined it as a civil norm.”
    ― Hannah Arendt, Eichmann in Jerusalem

    1. "Have you considered the possibility that most don't want freedom and won't (possibly can't) think/act for themselves." Your point is sad but true. Fingers crossed that enough do want freedom for some sort of tipping point to come.

    2. Even our freedoms have been hacked. As 14th Amendment US citizens, you are nothing. Join your State Assembly, change your political status, return to the land of the living.
      More and more people are waking up each day. Ignorance is not bliss, it's just easy and lazy.

  5. Interesting that you mention the Diamond Princess. When this whole thing was kicking off I said to everyone I know that I didn't understand what the fuss was about because the Diamond Princess provided all the data we needed about infection and death rates. Little did I know at the time that there was a much darker agenda afoot.

    1. They have a remarkable ability to systematically ignore things that don't fit their narrative!

  6. Very well done Julius -- the ball is out of the park; I'd love to donate but 'am having problems with the donation system; perhaps you could list a mailing address so I can send you a money order!

  7. Wouldn't it be ironic if we are in the early stages of a virus that will evolve and mutate (with our help thanks to vaccines) to finally eradicate human life on earth?

    1. Irony indeed! However, I trust most people's survival instinct is strong enough that it will kick in to bring this house of cards crumbling down long before then. The entirety of human progress has happened in spite of the government's best efforts to consistently do the wrong thing, so I have faith that these muppets won't be able to screw this up beyond repair either. 😉

  8. Julius a well researched but fundamentally flawed article. I would recommend as a starting point contact with Dr Sam Bailey on yt odysee etc to get a better handle on it. Essentially they have been using this scam for years. Modern virology is a sham. The virus is constructed in a computer based around the use of pcr. A self supporting circular argument. Once you understand that pcr is not a test. They use it to find something they already have and then imagine the rest. There is no sars cov 2 and if there is no virus everything that flows from that is false.

    1. The so called 'Sars Cov 2' pathogen has yet to be isolated from a live human host, is what I've read many times over from various other articles.

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    3. NJP - Where is a paper on Koch's Postulates SarsCov2? Seems to me you want to confuse people.

    4. link here for details - they based it on the original Sars - no one has ever isolated this 'covid 19'

    5. While you may be correct, it really doesn't matter... Koch's or River's Postulates having been or not having been met, a virus actually existing or not. Germ theory, etc. A belief system founded as the one we currently follow is what does matter, so naturally from here, the author is absolutely correct. I'm more of a terrain is everything kind of guy too, but I recognize that what we have as our foundation is what all of this is based upon. Sometimes you have to fight within the system you have imposed upon you. And whether this is right or wrong, the outcome is the same. Opening people's eyes to the lies may awaken enough peeps to distrust the current system... And lead the way to other cards falling as well. So even if the author is using the platform of cause and effect being reversed in the germ theory/terrain debate - assuming this is what you are arguing - the effect is still what we have to deal with. Of which, the author does perfectly describing what happened, how we got here, and how to get to where we truly want to be. Just because you may be right, doesn't mean you're smart to make the argument or it's even relevant to what our situation is today. Not judging, just sayin'...

  9. Best article of probably over 100 that I have read. The knucklehead who said that the article is "fundamentally flawed" is himself fundamentally flawed, and you have really zeroed in on what's going on, and created an article which everybody must pass along. Thanks for your work, and take a look at your tip jar, you will find something waiting for you.

    1. Thank you bk! Much appreciated! 🙏

    2. How was the "knucklehead" fundamentally flawed? Can you you provide evidence that SARS-CoV-2 was isolated? No you can't. This paper was well written but the author is just unaware of some deeper truths.

      God Bless

    3. Pienso lo mismo, Julius, revise el blog de la dra. Massey, (, verá que ninngún país posee verificación de bicho alguno y todo le cuadrará mejor..gracias

  10. Julius, this is stunning. Great work, sir. Every point is bang on. It's both very sad and very dangerous that the societal pillars of western democracies--government, judiciary, media--that are supposed to provide checks and balances to prevent such a shitshow are instead balancing the others' cheques. All underwritten, of course, by Big Pharma.

  11. Just outstanding, thank you for sharing your incredible insights (and beautiful articulation). This article should be read by everyone - if only to start questioning and raising critical thinking.

  12. We need a renaissance of true enlightenment: the right to peacefully think, reason and feel in a manner that truly partakes in the spirit of inquiry. Your work, Julius, is a ray of hope in this time during which free, evidence-based thinking, common sense and the love of liberty must be kept alive.

  13. You lost me on vaccines eradicating measles and smallpox which is complete fiction.

    1. That's a bit of a cop-out. Give us the information to back your statement... and please, don't simply say 'google is your friend', because that would be another cop-out.

    2. STEFHAN LANKA te lo explica..investiga..

  14. Thanks for this piece. Sincere question: IF it did leak from a GoF lab could we be in a situation of 'their poison, their antidote?' Many are taking this virus harder than the average cold/flu. Would appreciate your perspective on this

    1. In the end, GoF would simply create another variant that, once it is circulating in society and in the absence of lockdowns, would behave like any other variant by evolving towards becoming less dangerous but more contagious over time. In other words, regardless of what "features" it has because of GoF (IF it was a product of GoF research), it would fade away over time just like the Spanish Flu or Hong Kong Flu faded into the background of normal cold and flu season. Tweaking a few genes to get the exact variant that they want in GoF research doesn't make it play by different rules than a variant produced by random mutation.

      I believe this fade into irrelevance would have happened long ago without the foolish lockdown policies that are keeping this virus "in play". GoF or not, if we hadn't given it a name, it would have been indistinguishable from a bad flu season, so it is the failed public health policies and not the virus itself that are creating the appetite for vaccination as an exit strategy. So, the antidote is to stop controlling society and return to the pre-COVID pandemic planning guidelines.

  15. This may well be the best piece of science writing since Dawkins' "Selfish Gene".

  16. Julius this essay needs to be done in audio so people can listen to it. It’s long and most people won’t have the time to read it all the way through - but if it’s transcribed to audio and put on multiple platforms maybe it’ll reach a larger audience.

    1. Yes I used a text to speech extension on my browser, this is such a superlative article I wanted to read and listen to it

    2. Yes, please! I'd share it with the serious walkers I know. And listen to it myself.

    3. This is a great idea. I would find it much easier to listen in the car or while doing the dishes. I wanted to keep reading, but I got physically restless sitting still for so long! Got there in the end, and very impressed.

  17. Speechless. The captures practically everything and ties it up in a neat little bow. The only addition I would make is the involvement of the central banks, namely the Federal Reserve. The last wheel is coming off the wagon and they needed a scapegoat. The dollar is well overdue for being replaced as the reserve currency. Past reserve currencies have rarely lasted more than a century. The dollar untethered from gold 50 years ago and no currency, without exception has ever made it past around 50 years after transitioning from fractional reserve to pure fiat.

    The Fed failed their attempts at tapering in 2018/2019 and nearly crashed the market. An analysis done by Black Rock and presented to the Fed in August 2019, stated that in the next downturn, monetary policy will no longer be sufficient to manage the crash and the Fed would need to take "unprecedented measures". Measures which they referred to as "going direct". The collapse that followed in the subsequent months was timed with such precision that COVID-19 was able to take the blame and reign in some of the most unprecedented stimulus we have ever seen.

    You can also tie this in really nicely with the medical tyranny through vaccine passports and social credit systems. The collapse of the dollar will usher in the next generation of digital credit (it's an insult to call it money) known as the CBDC - a precision tool of enacting monetary (behavioural) policy at the individual level. The BIS and IMF are practically frothing at the mouth with the prospect of how much control they will possess through CBDCs.

  18. I’ve been reading a lot of the science about this whole mess and this is the best summary of the biology as we know it today that I’ve seen, so thank you for writing something I can share that puts so much of it in one place. I wonder if you could add an addendum that discusses a bit more about why making an mRNA vaccine using the functional spike protein, which itself mediates many of the disease pathways of the native virus, was such a mistake biologically? More and more is coming out about the biological activity of the product of the vaccine and how harmful that is which runs counter to how vaccines using attenuated virus have always been made in the past. IMHO, that would add a useful dimension to your essay.

  19. 100% Right on Target!!! Best overview on the Truth about Covid and the Vaccine con that I've read in summary. Excellent, beautifully written and super informative especially for those who know zero except what the Government and MSM tell them! Keep up the good work!

  20. Here is Peter Daszak again....not sure how to create a hyperlink in comments situation:

  21. Julius I thank you for being a beacon of reason, a torch of hope and truth. Keep writing brother - your truth sets us all free. Profound thank yous.

  22. Hi Julius. I saw the con right at the start and most certainly can't unsee it. I have read millions of articles in the last 18 months about various aspects of this, but this is one of (if not the) best. You've explained "the science" in an easy to digest way, and whilst I agree with the other poster that there the Central Bansksters role is absent, I think that's a good thing. It would most like give fuel to the fire of dissenters by giving them an excuse to play the "conspiracy theorist" card. Very fine piece of work, well done

  23. Brilliant essay, as always, and a fantastic explanation of the science and key differences between the pathogens and diseases targeted by vaccines. .
    What do you reckon can the unvaccinated do to mitigate the impact of dual track variants if, or is it when, they comne into existence and spread?

  24. This long winded article is rife with errors. I'll provide two (2) examples:

    "In other words, it was clear by January/February 2020 that this pandemic would follow the normal rules of a readily transmissible respiratory epidemic"

    You should have been on the WHO's response team, you had a crystal ball with no evidence. You should be playing the lottery. This comment is 20/20 hindsight.

    "A truly novel virus affects everyone because no-one has pre-existing cross-reactive partial immunity to it. "

    That is absolutely untrue statement. !!!! Natural genetic variations provide those immunities. ie bubonic plague and the CCR5 gene, delta 32 mutation. If the mutation did not first exist, the victim would have died from the plague leaving no organism to propagate the mutated gene.

    1. I would be interested in your conclusions - rather than simply criticism.

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    3. @Anonymous(Sept. 8, 2021),

      Regarding your rebuttal to Julius concerning novel viruses, if a virus is contextually novel--as were the diseases that Columbus's crew brought to the Arawaks--there would be no genetic variations to provide partial or full immunity. That absence was the reason that 95% of the Arawak population succumbed to those diseases. Am I missing something ??

  25. larryking123@hotmail.comSeptember 9, 2021 at 3:15 AM

    To mr/ms anonymous

    You are technically correct about your second statement about the novel virus.
    But if you did read the article with an open mind, the author did state at the very beginning
    that life is way more complicated just has are viruses.

    However your point is correct but that would have made this essay even longer.
    I thank you for enlighten myself, I understood what the author meant.
    I don't see any deception in what he wrote, it fit that particular scenario.

    I would like you to write some more on the CCR5 ene and Delta 32 mutations, I have not heard of those.

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  27. Most of this report is an excellent synopsis of what has been going on. It covers a tremendous amount of ground on a subject with a lot of ground to cover. While it (subject) may have similarities to other "snake oil" schemes, the global scope of this and the depth to which it has penetrated our societies, is unprecedented. It also needs to be seen in the context of what is happening in the other aspects of global societies (especially western), where foundational pillars (social mores, economic policies, trusted institutions etc.) are collapsing.
    The issues are literally in every foundation and are all at boiling over points.
    What's more is that the means to 'fix' it has also collapsed. There is no political solution left, and the system of 'justice/law' has fallen as well. There is no where to turn too, and with the advent of global adversaries, an upheaval such that would be caused by say a revolution, would be immediately seized upon by them irrevocably changing the world for the worse.
    There is so much more to all this, and your conclusion of it being a simply "follow the money" scenario, is woefully inadequate. There are only two reasons for this happening. One is what you have concluded, and the other is that it is literally a powerplay by those wanting to take global control. There is no need to point fingers at the conspiracy theorists any longer...these 'powerplayers' themselves no longer hide their agenda. To dismiss 'depopulation' so offhandedly as you have, ignores their stated goals of doing exactly that, and more. They have planned in secret for decades, and executed their plan brilliantly. We on the other hand, are only beginning to wake up to this, we have no plan, and are still trapped in the mindset that just voting in the right people will fix it. It is delusional to think that a problem of this scope can be turned around. Its full steam ahead into the icefield.

    1. Agree! Chinese vaccine mass production of the first batch has completed on Feb. 26, 2020 while they only "aware of" the virus ONE month ago; and the manufacturing date of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine is July 15, 2018. I don't know how to post photos here. Please email me on, if you would like to see these.

    2. So, what do you think? Should we just give up and kill ourselves now or give them our money first? I don't disagree with all you are saying but how is it so different from following the money? It leads to the same people.

      If you are just going to scream "it's too late", just drink the koolaid, get it over with, and get out of the way. Some of us would rather die trying in vain, rather than screaming like a bitch on the way out. Hysterical isn't helpful, it's the opposite. Again, I don't disagree with your version of reality, you may be exactly right, but if you're not part of the are a particulate!! Ha chemistry nerd joke. No offense chemistry nerds, I love you too.

  28. This article is extremely informative and written in a way that is understandable with anyone with half a brain.
    Thank you for publishing the article.

  29. You did an excellent job coalescing all the information and explaining it in a very reachable and understandable way. As a virologist and subject matter expert I could not have said any this any better. I plan to share this with everyone I can. Great job! And some great quotable phrases too.

  30. Thank you, Julius, for this wonderful essay - you have put a lot of work and time into it! I found your blog through your publishing of Constable Gilvesy's letter and I am so glad I subscribed.
    I really appreciate the thorough explanation of scientific concepts here, it will be very useful for discussing this issue with pro-vaxx people I encounter, especially if they are set on hearing serious science - now I have it!

  31. What an impressive massive work to collect all of this information. That is commendable.

  32. A truly excellent article. It is obvious that the author has a deep and pervasive command of his subject matter, along with excellent writing skills.

    That doesn't mean he's right in all aspects. Nobody has a mortgage on the truth. I disagree with him on many fundamental points. His quote from Sagan about the 'bamboozling' might easily be applied self-referentially.

    But I agree with his fundamental thrust that we are in a war with Big pHARMa, and the stakes are high. In such circumstances, the veracity of the details don't really matter. The fundament thrust is correct, and the narrative is persuasive, so I view it as perfectly appropriate rhetoric.

  33. Your talk of hugging and passing germs to each other as part of the solution, reminded me of when Fauci said he didn’t think we should ever shake hands again?!!!

    1. No handshaking but sex with strangers okay with Fauci:

      And more recently: No Thanksgiving but trick-or-treating perfectly fine.

  34. "...antibodies envelope intruders in order to neutralize them..."

    This statement is fundamentally incorrect. Antibodies don't do anything of the kind. They neutralize intruders by attaching to key parts of the virus, inactivating it. In contrast, certain varieties of White blood cells envelope intruders to which antibodies have attached.

    I agree with your basic premise, but your basic biology must be accurate for it to be taken seriously. These type of errors will allow naysayers to dismiss you. Please do more research and correct yourself to be more credible. Also, send the corrected text to those who have republished your work, like Zero Hedge.

    1. I like how someone that wrote an anonymous comment and states their opinion in three lines, thinks they have the right to give orders to the author of an extensive and well written article such as this.

      Fantastic article. The main mechanism of ADE is this a) the non-neutralizing antibodies that are attached on an epitope gets engulfed by a macrhophage (immune cell) only for it to start replicating inside the macrophage because it was non neutralized.

      There are other similar mechanisms that all fall under the wider umbrell of Vaccine Enhanced Disease mechanisms.

    2. Really...!!
      Attaching, enveloping it's not really the exact nuts and bolts that are even the point, in fact the exact mechanics although interesting is probably the least important takeaway for most people. Even if it is a priority perhaps you should allow a metaphor or give a writer poetic license to transform material that most would consider "unreadable" into an easy enjoyable read.

      Take a breath and hit that number, brother. you grok?

    3. I agree with others, although I don't want to limit you by saying this, that this is one of your best pieces, and one of the best pieces written on the subject in General (How immune systems work) that I've read PERIOD (within the scope and size constraints provided, of course).

      I am however biased, as I agree with much of your philosophy of the immune system, and always have. Eat dirt, (unless parasitic worms present) roll in the grass, "It doesn't get stronger if you don't use it", and it's contemporary, "What don't kill ya, makes ya stronger". Cliche? Sure. Cliches are just obnoxiously repeated truths, and I'm obnoxious.

  35. "Clearly vaccination isn't going to make this virus disappear."

    That is far from clear. Vaccination has reduced to almost nothing the cases of many other highly contagious diseases, like measles. Why would covid be any different? It can be argued that immunity to covid doesn't appear to last for long, but it does last for some time, so vaccinating people regularly should work.

    1. Stop your cognitive dissonnance. He didn't get into any of the other scams embedded in the jab. You were taken. Get over it and decide to stop being a puppet.

    2. Doly Garcia you have not read the article. You are responding to what you think the article say, have you read it you would not have written this here.

  36. My thanks for this truly remarkable article. It does an incredible good work at describing the feedback dynamics involved in immunology, some of which have escaped the attention of most politicians and we hopefully won't have to pay for too long.

    I will forward this to as many people as I can.

    (Please correct the ADE thingy, non-neutralizing antibody marks viron to be eaten by macrophage, and then viron starts multiplying inside the marophage). Its as if police with bad hundcuffs takes the thief into custody, only to escape their guard, kill all of them inside the inside the police station, and turn the police station in thief factory producing hundreds copies of himself.)

  37. Thank you for one of the most astounding articles I have read all year. I actually cried during parts of it - from sadness and frustration. I am appalled that so many from my generation, whose mantra was "Don't trust anyone over 30" and "Don't trust the Government" have turned into such terrified sycophants! We are standing strong and speaking up, but it is hard to keep up our courage and enthusiasm. I will share this information, and recommend your site. Keep the faith!

    1. thanks for the comment! what would you say was one of the most helpful pieces of information you got from this article?

  38. Good point about the amplification of the deadliness of the virus by the "conditions created by a world at war."

  39. The solution must begin by answering some simple questions. Why did media play ball?
    For money!

    Why did politicians go along?
    Because of fear of public opinion.

    Why did the experts fail to bring this up early?
    Because their voices were muzzled.

    I would suggest you look around for those civilizations that had an answer to this puzzle.

    In the US many common people have been deprived of timely and appropriate medical care because of some ideological belief in capitalism for many decades by now. If you never protested, or if you never wondered how that could be right, you probably don't have the right to feel outrage now. But as I wrote above. Solutions are around us. Look for them.

  40. As a physician, best analysis I've read so far.

    This thesis creates almost like a prisoner's dilemma:
    I should be brave and stay unvaccinated to prevent Marek syndrome so we all reman free of perpetual vaccines, but if enough others don't follow me, Marek syndrome will happen and will surely be killed by the dual tract virus.

  41. One of the best, perhaps the best, article that I have read on this subject. One also has to be impressed by including the theories of NN Taleb! Thanks agaiin for writing this. I have sent the article on to a number of friends andd family.

    1. I wish I had friends or family, or could even say I KNOW anybody that would read the whole thing, if I gave it to them. It's not easy being me. JK yeah, it is.

  42. Fabulous article, the best researched I have read. As a video supplement to this article I present this video.

  43. Oh, dear. Tripping on the very first sentence. Any good plumber can make water run uphill. The product is called a water pump.

    1. He's talking about the natural inclination of water to follow pathways of gravity, dumbass, which is about 50% of plumbing

    2. Agree. Moreover, the author is addressing the direction in which water naturally "flows," not the direction in which it can be mechanically "pumped."

    3. Correct, nor is he referring to an artesian spring that flows along a rock bed that can flow "uphill".

  44. The author of the article makes one mistake if Dr. Michael Yeadon can be believed (and unlike with the author virology is Yeadon’s field). He says we will never get mass immunity, period, and doesn’t qualify that statement with “from vaccination.” He says natural immunity to a virus confers no immunity to a variant, when in fact it does.

    1. Correct that natural immunity and to a lesser degree vaccine immunity both provide imperfect protection against variants, but I don't think Julius was asserting otherwise. His point as I understood it is that you can't reach herd immunity against something that is a) mutating quickly; and b) you have imperfect defense against. Natural immunity might be longer lasting and broader, but the end result is still perpetual endemic co-evolution, not herd immunity.

  45. Julius, thank you for this well documented, meticulously researched and clearly structured essay. Strong, and convincing piece which is in line with many other valuable sources. Yet this is the best I’ve found in the last 18 months. Almost complete. I already shared this article with many. I hope that this clearly thought out reasoning breaks the propaganda spell coming out of the shameless main stream media. Perhaps only broader economic scope is missing as Anabel pointed out above. I also think COVID is but a convenient scapegoat to blame for the irreversible economic collapse that will soon unwind. For the banksters cannot be the ones responsible for yet another financial meltdown. There must be an objective reason for the coming collapse.
    Furthermore this con is truly criminal – much evidence is available online. Most important is Dr. David Martin’s dossier -
    Julius, tip of the hat. Please continue what you do. God bless.

  46. Thank you for this excellent perspective Julius! Sugar is also worth mentioning in regards to immune suppression.

  47. Julius great article! There is this biologist that has been covering a lot of the things you write about here from the start of the pandemic that you may find interesting. Cheers again

  48. The Spanish Flu spread in the midst of the lockdown-mimicking conditions of World War One."

    What in the world are you talking about? How were the conditions of WWI remotely similar to lockdown conditions? Did you bother to read the text of the link you put up?? It completely contradicts your claim. Scroll down to the section labeled "Lack of Quarantines Allowed Flu to Spread and Grow". Here, I'll quote it for you:

    Harris believes that the rapid spread of Spanish flu in the fall of 1918 was at least partially to blame on public health officials unwilling to impose quarantines during wartime. In Britain, for example, a government official named Arthur Newsholme knew full well that a strict civilian lockdown was the best way to fight the spread of the highly contagious disease. But he wouldn’t risk crippling the war effort by keeping munitions factory workers and other civilians home.

    According to Harris’s research, Newsholme concluded that “the relentless needs of warfare justified incurring [the] risk of spreading infection” and encouraged Britons to simply “carry on” during the pandemic.

    Scroll down a bit further, and it points out that another reason the 1918 flu pandemic was so deadly is that science didn't have the technology to create a vaccine! So...

    1. "What in the world are you talking about? How were the conditions of WWI remotely similar to lockdown conditions? "

      That was clearly explained in the article, so repeating the question to a clearly described thing won't change the answer will it ? let me put a video so you get the picture.

    2. Conditions in trenches are "lockdown mimicking"? That is ludicrous. Soldiers were closely packed together in trenches. It was the exact opposite of "social distancing" and "work from home".

      Read the link the author puts in the essay above -- it goes to a (LOL) website which discusses some of the research on the 1918-1919 flu epidemic. (Even better, chase down the original research by Harris and others.) The whole point of the piece at the link is that the conditions of WWI cause the deadlier version of the flu virus to spread more rapidly because troops were being moved around, and the civilian populace was require to go to work out in public instead of staying at home. That's the *exact opposite* of the ridiculous theory put forth in the essay above.

      Even better, look at some of the research that Harris discusses by other researchers (virologists and epidemiologists) who have studied the 1918-1919 flu. The biggest mystery of that pandemic is why persons aged 18-40 suffered such large mortality rates. There is very good evidence for the hypothesis that this cohort was especially vulnerable to the onset of bacteria-driven ammonia following their exposure to the flu virus. Why? Because that cohort had previously been exposed at early ages to a earlier flu virus around 1890-1900 (the Russian flu pandemic)! The prior exposure to a different variation of the flu virus caused this cohort to be more susceptible to ammonia in the later 1918-1919 flu.

      Again, this evidence is the *exact opposite* sort of thing that the above essay claims, without any evidence...

      TLDR: The essay above is full of bullshit made up by someone who doesn't have the slightest clue what he's talking about. It might sound convincing to a reader who doesn't know the first thing about science, history, virology, or epidemiology, but unfortunately that describes a huge number of people in the world today...

    3. ^^ Sorry, pneumonia not "ammonia". Typed that in 30 seconds on my way out the door.

    4. BTW, the claim that being in a WWI trench is similar to "lockdown conditions" in any way, shape, or form is one of the most ludicrously stupid things I've ever heard. Anybody who doesn't spit out their coffee after reading something like that has clearly surrendered all critical thinking skills.

    5. "susceptible to ammonia"-Bwahahahahahahaha

    6. Unknown, you have missed the point of the way that the trenches are lock-down mimicking. As the author points out, lockdowns do not allow less virulent strains to emerge and “push out” or outcompete the deadly versions of the virus. The limited mobility of a virus to move between bedridden (or dead) patients should be an evolutionary disadvantage but during lockdown, this disadvantage is neutralized. The trenches of WWI are not meant to represent the lockdown part of society. They represent the bedridden part of society. A particularly lethal strain that gets into those trenches, rather than dying out due to poor transmissibility could pass from young person to young person effectively allowing it the potential to become or maintain itself as the dominant strain, particularly as those troops were loaded on ships and transported to the corners of the globe. I believe that is what the author meant.
      Having said that, I do think this theory requires more research and thought. If there is anyone who can provide me links supporting the deadly second wave theory that Julius outlines above, I would greatly appreciate it.

  49. Outstanding!
    Is this available in a PDF to print & distributed?

  50. I think the author is absolutely correct on the WW1 example. In the conditions in the trenches, men were in the same place with the same people for a very long time (just as in the family unit, in so called "lockdown" conditions). Most were not moving around at the time the pandemic started, in 1918 - nipping off to the bars of Paris for the weekend.

    They were in one place and few moved from there.

    As the author says, they did not move about, they did not circulate normally, as humans should do - which when they did, caused the Flu to become less deadly. It seems a plausible argument to me and holds water better than the "not born when previous flu was raging in 1890s".

    If that argument was true, then why was it the case that only the 1918 flu, uniquely killed young people?

    Ruechel's theory seems to have more legs to me.

  51. Why are you still subscribing to germ theory? Viruses are not alive, and are not disease vectors. They are what the body thows off when it is de-toxing, which is what disease is. They are not contagious. They come from inside our own cells. That is why masks and vaccines are useless. Smallpox was erradicated by sanitation, and polio went down when DDT was banned. Disease is toxicity. Nothing is contagious

  52. In the end you are still a vaccine true believer, just not this one (or these ones)
    Try going a little deeper. I see a few comments mentioning these flaws, but they don't seem to have evoked any thinking on your part.
    Should have been a good article, but instead fatally flawed.

    1. Bull-feces. No reason to add ANY other issues to this writing.

  53. Nice article, but I'd like to point out that vaccination did not get rid of smallpox. That was down to improvement in living conditions, for example we built sewers so we were not longer living in our own excrement, improved the quality of peoples homes so that they were no longer cold, damp and had clean water.

    Also the working class and children from the age of 5 were no longer working 16 hour days, and trying to survive on starvations diets.

    If you doubt that, here's a quote from "The Condition of the Working Class in England" by Fredrich Engels, published in 1845

    …these pale, lank, narrow-chested hollow-eyed ghosts, whom one passes at every step, these languid flabby faces, incapable of the slightest energetic expression, I have seen in such startling numbers.

    As for measles, by the time the vaccine was released in 1963, deaths had already dropped from their peak levels by 95%, and the trend just continued.

    In the same time span other infectious diseases like Scarlett Fever also disappeared, but there was never a vaccine produced for Scarlett fever, at least one that didn't kill people.

  54. Thank you, Julius. Such clear thinking. So rarely seen these days. To our shame, we in Australia have tolerated a power grab not seen before in this country. And it happened so quickly.

    I do believe that the immediacy of digital communication allowed the fear of a global pandemic to spread as quickly as the virus did from Wuhan. Those pictures from Wuhan and the pitiful accounts coming from hospitals in Northern Italy really did assist the medical bureaucrats and the pharmaceutical companies to direct the political response.

    What has been so shocking is the inability of populations to recalibrate their thinking as the statistics showed alternative interpretations and dissident virologists and medicos tried to offer alternate therapies.

  55. Good article, Julius! Keeping in mind your desire to broaden your audience, I'd like to suggest writing a second version, editing out all the accusatory, ulterior motive, conspiracy theory parts, focusing instead on just the science. I'm not suggesting that your speculations re ulterior motives by TPTB (e.g. big pharma, FDA, et al) are necessarily wrong or invalid, but just that there are a number of people who will automatically put up blinders and quit reading what they perceive as primarily conspiracy theory. Write it as a formal scholarly paper. Again, I'm not suggesting replacing this one, which is aimed at a specific audience, but adding another, aimed at those who aren't likely to give this one its due.

  56. This was a great essay, and full of truth. The problem, however, is two-fold. First, virtually 100% of the public will never even know of its existence (the media certainly isn't going to help in that regard). Second, the overwhelming majority of people in the world today (assuming they did know about this essay) simply don't have the attention span to make it through the Table of Contents let alone the text itself. Those of us who are not bamboozled, can actually read something more than a blurb on WhatsApp, and can engage in critical thinking constitute a mere fraction of the population. Pitting us up against the combined forces of Government, Big Pharma, "Infallible" Doctors, and especially Big Tech, would put us not in a David vs Goliath situation (if only) but rather, David's pet hamster vs Goliath. And there are no revolutionaries on the horizon. Sadly, the generation coming into power now, and their kids, are the most corporate-controlled in history. If they should ever get restless, well then, just distract them with some shiny new technology.

  57. When I hear the quote, “follow the science” it infuriates me because most policymakers have no clue about the science. They’re too busy invoking fear and control rather than taking the time to read through an article such as this, the science is very clear. With this knowledge one could make better decisions on the policies being imposed. Rather, they attack the messenger and any resemblance to truth. They are not interested in facts because facts to a politician are like kryptonite superman. I truly believe that lawmakers are culpable and should be held accountable for the many unnecessary deaths that have occurred due to the bad decisions. Rather than excepting responsibility, they have double down and demonized those who share the truth. I believe there’s a greater agenda is behind Covid 19 and to what extent our politicians are in collaboration is to be determined. There is so much conflict of interest as it relates to politics, big Pharma, the World Health Organization, the NIH and the CDC.


    Why this article sucks.

  59. The conclusion doesn't follow from the premise. Basic logic folks. He's a con-man or idiot.

    1. Please present your case, point by point, that proves that the author's conclusion "doesn't follow from the premise". Otherwise, you are committing the Bare Assertion (Ipse Dixit)Fallacy; and you committed the Ad Hominem Fallacy with your last sentence.

    2. Just went to that site. They are arguing whether this is a fake left site (writer) or a far right site (writer) like that even pertains to the content. I think one or two of them read parts of it, but the conclusion....Just because Big Pharma's Bad doesn't mean you can't trust their products.

      There were opposing voices to be fair. And I left a lengthy (for me) educational on EUA and Comirnaty as well as HCQ and Ivermectin.

      Nobody talks about how the only approved version (Comirnaty)is NOT available in the US and is legally distinct (although the FDA says they are interchangeable, a recent judge disagrees) The approved version will probably never be available in this country, because the approved version doesn't have the full legal shielding the EUA does.

  60. Your explànations flow so pleasantly while you succinctly expose the multiple bricks of this whole atrocity. I understand so much better now. I plan to be y your book to hànd to som family members since you put things so clearly. I can wade through science journals and cAtch bits of understanding but to explain to others (especially if they àre still under the mass delusions spell) is difficult. But with your book, and even by sending people to read your clear articles I may be able to help them break through. Stunning work. I alwAys said cAnadians are as smart and feisty as americans! Thank you

  61. I book marked this a while back, but just got around to reading it. It's a tour de force of common sense that lays out all the common sense evidence of intent in this neo-feudal scandal. You don't need to be a biochemist or geneticist to "get it." I mean, "Who ya gonna trust, Anthony Fauci or yo lyin' eyes?" After reading this, read JFK Jr's "The Real Anthony Fauci...," to see how deep this corruption infects a rotten system.

  62. Thanks so much or this comprehensive critique. I wish I had seen this earlier. Congratulations.
    I did something similary in my Danger to Society: Against Vaccine Passports (Also a long read, published in Sept 2021. Would love your thoughts on it, if possible.)


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